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February 11, 2016

New Duty-Free Rules

If you haven’t heard much about the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2015, you’re not alone. The bill was just passed by Congress, and while it didn’t get a lot of attention outside of Washington, the positive changes it brings are significant.  The law will modernize and speed up the customs clearance process in

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March 19, 2015

Exportunity.com: Unlocking Economic Opportunity Throughout Africa

Here’s an eye-opening stat: Up to 70 percent of African crops are wasted because farmers lack a way to connect with buyers. Here’s another: There are 700 million mobile phones in use throughout Africa, but only 200 million of them are smartphones. Those numbers provided Benin native Vital Sounouvou with an idea. What if he

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November 12, 2014

Small Business Needs TTIP To Overcome Obstacles

America and Europe have more than just history, culture and values in common. Our economic health depends on our taking every opportunity to increase trade between the continents. After all, the United States and the European Union are each other’s largest economic partners – trading over $2 Billion in goods and services every day.What’s holding us back from more?

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April 9, 2014

Why Indy Means Business

Note: this post first appeared in the Indianapolis Star.

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February 17, 2012

Commerce and FedEx Team Up to Provide Opportunities for Exporters

NOTE: This is a guest blog with the United States Department of Commerce. (View post on Dept of Commerce site here)

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October 14, 2010

Creating Jobs and Growing Exports through Teamwork

Each day our FedEx teams work to ensure that every experience our customers have with us is outstanding.  I am proud to lead our international team and help our customers reach new markets and new consumers for their goods and services.  But to ensure our customers grow their international business, it is critically important that they have the resources and know-how to reach those new markets and consumers.

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