U.S. Top Trading Partners • An Interactive Map

Check out this really cool interactive map published on CNNMoney’s Website.  You can choose to see U.S. exports or U.S. imports and the top trading partners with the numbers associated with each. CNNMoney states, “U.S. trade with other nations is worth $4.9 trillion per year. […]

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

Information derived from USDA newsletter   On December 8, 2017, Japan and the European Union (EU) announced the finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). One major outcome is that the agreement will eliminate, or sharply reduce, duties on agricultural products in […]

STEP Grant – Small business looking to export?

Obtain free money to help your efforts! The State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) helps companies grow, expand and succeed internationally. The STEP Program is a pilot Federal-state partnership grant initiative, intended to increase the number of small businesses that export and the value of exports by the […]

Exports on a Mission Literally. It’s always nice to hear from our clients that give back to the world.  The Franciscan Mission Warehouse of Missouri has been a longstanding client with Scarbrough whose values align very well with ours.  Our values start with Number 1.) […]

Challenges when Exporting

  Exporting outside of the United States opens up a world of opportunities.  Ensure your company is staying compliant and following the right steps to avoid losing money while boosting sales. Incoterms Failure to understand or establish specific Incoterms could not only be costly for […]

China and the United States

Trade Relationship Update United States and China’s relationship is an important one, and one that could go both ways.  Both countries contain large consumer markets and hold the power to influence the world’s economics. Trade History The history of China-US trade relationship can be divided into […]

Three Additional AES Data Elements in ACE Report

Final Rule Enhances Export Trade Reports Information derived from CBP’s Cargo Systems Messaging Service The Census Bureau’s International Trade Management Division (ITMD) is announcing the publication of a Final Rule revising several sections of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30. The amendments […]

Expand your Sales into Canada

If your company has thought about dipping into the Canadian market, now is the time! If you didn’t already know, Canada is the United States’ number one trading partner… and selling to the Canadian market from the United States is easy!  Exporting your goods and […]

Thinking about boosting sales through exports? Get your free money now.

Step Grant Information The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant helps boost international trade for existing and new exporters.  Each state applies for the grant through the U.S. Small Business Administration.  In total, last year, the states were federally awarded over $18 million.  In addition, […]

Global Cities Initiatives Resources

Global Cities Initiatives Resources View resourceful links below and check out the actual GCI Export Plans listed by city when you scroll down. Download Presentation  Watch Video Is my city part of The Exchange? Export Plans