Insure against pitfalls of export sales

The U.S. dollar has strengthened significantly over the last year against most major and minor currencies. This can be good for U.S. consumers, but constitutes a headache for U.S. exporters trying to make sales in overseas markets. The dollar has climbed 10 percent against the Euro, 21 percent against the Mexican Peso and 18 percent […]

World of export opportunities await

As a regional trade finance specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, I enjoy an opportunity to speak with small business exporters in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. I hear from a great variety of businesses — from vitamin supplement makers shipping to Asia to aircraft component suppliers shipping to South America to design firms building […]