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Class 1-slides.ppt

  1. 1. The International Trade ProcessClass One
  2. 2. 2012 Top Exporting States2Source: TradeStats Express™ International Trade Administration, USDOC and Foreign Trade Division, U.S Census Bureau, USDOC
  3. 3. Source: TradeStats Express™ International Trade Administration, USDOC and Foreign Trade Division, U.S Census Bureau, USDOCCalifornia Top Export Markets
  4. 4. California’s Leading Export IndustriesSource: TradeStats Express™ International Trade Administration, USDOC and Foreign Trade Division, U.S Census Bureau, USDOC
  5. 5. U.S. Merchandise Trade Balance5Source: TradeStats Express™ International Trade Administration, USDOC and Foreign Trade Division, U.S Census Bureau, USDOC
  6. 6. U.S. Merchandise Trade Balance6Source: TradeStats Express™ International Trade Administration, USDOC and Foreign Trade Division, U.S Census Bureau, USDOC
  7. 7. Benefits of Exporting• Increase profits• Diversify risk• Source at a lower cost• Higher wages• Adjust for seasonal availability• Extend product lifecycle
  8. 8. California Export Opportunity• 95.54% of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S.• 70% of world’s purchasing power is outside the U.S. Many Companies Make Exportable Products• Less than 1% of America’s 30 million companies export • 58% of companies export to only one country• 98% of U.S. exporters are SMEs (but represent less than one‐third of the known export value of U.S. goods’ exports); 96% of California exporters are SMEs (Total 59,543 in 2010)Many Companies Have New‐to‐Market Export Potential
  9. 9. California Depends on Trade & Investment for Jobs• 5.1% of Californias total private‐sector employment is supported by manufacturing exports• 22.4% of manufacturing workers in California depend on exports for their jobs• SMEs generated over two‐fifths (46%) of Californias total exports• Foreign investment in California supported 4.7% private‐industry employment (567,000 jobs in 2010)
  10. 10. Common Small Business Export Misconceptions• I’m too small• It’s too complicated• It’s too risky• It’s too expensive• I cannot compete
  11. 11. Export Assistance Resources• U.S. Commercial Service• State Trade Offices• U.S. Customs and Border Protection• American Chambers of Commerce (AmCham)• Foreign Trade Advisors/Trade Commissioners• Bi‐national Chambers of Commerce• Not‐for‐profit trade organizations• World Trade Centers
  12. 12. USG Organizational Chart
  13. 13. Export Development StagesBuild Export CapacityGlobal Bus. ManagementDevelop Export MarketsGlobal MarketingMake Sales & Get PaidTrade FinanceDeliver the GoodsSupply Chain Management

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