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Exporting Essay

  • Submitted by: anonymous
  • on November 18, 2013
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 6,633 words

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Exporting, Importing, and Countertrade

Chapter Outline

OPENING CASE: Exporting and Growth for Small Businesses

INTRODUCTION

THE PROMISE AND PITFALLS OF EXPORTING

      Management Focus: FCX Systems

IMPROVING EXPORT PERFORMANCE

      An International Comparison
      Information Sources
      Management Focus: Exporting with a Little Government Help
      Utilizing Export Management Companies
      Export Strategy
      Management Focus: Export Strategy at 3M
      Management Focus: Red Spot Paint and Varnish

EXPORT AND IMPORT FINANCING

      Lack of Trust
      Letter of Credit
      Draft
      Bill of Lading
      A Typical International Trade Transaction

EXPORT ASSISTANCE

      Export-Import Bank
      Export Credit Insurance

COUNTERTRADE

      The Incidence of Countertrade
      Types of Countertrade
      The Pros and Cons of Countertrade

SUMMARY

CRITICAL THINKING AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

CLOSING CASE: Megahertz Communication


Learning Objectives

1. Explain the promises and risks associated with exporting.

2. Outline the steps managers can take to improve their firm’s export performance.

3. Identify information sources and government programs that exist to support exporters.

4. Grasp the basic steps involved in financing exporting.

5. Articulate how countertrade can be used to facilitate exporting.


Chapter Summary

This chapter focuses on the “nuts and bolts” of exporting and importing.   The promise and pitfalls of exporting are discussed, along with a discussion of the role of export management companies in the internationalization process.   The chapter also provides a nice discussion of export financing.   In this section, the author discusses the financial devices that have evolved to facilitate exporting including: the letter of credit, the draft (or bill of exchange), and the bill of lading.   The section ends by providing an example of a typical international trade...

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