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Survey Reveals COVID-19 Impact on International Trade

There are several factors currently impacting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the U.S. The biggest, of course, is the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has forced many businesses into survival mode. In addition to the current economic issues caused by the pandemic, there are other significant events in 2020, such as the U.S. presidential election

By |2020-05-05T15:11:22+00:00May 5th, 2020|

A Look Ahead: Trade in 2020

The past year has been challenging for many businesses around the world impacted by the global trading system. However, a new report from DHL reveals that globalization is holding up under pressure; a trend that is anticipated to continue in 2020. The DHL Global Connectedness Index reported that shrinking international capital flows caused global

By |2020-01-07T17:03:16+00:00January 7th, 2020|

Chinese New Year: What Your Business Needs to Know

The next Chinese New Year, falling on Saturday, January 25, is an auspicious occasion but also an event that promises to slow your company’s production and create supply-chain disruptions before, during, and after the holiday. Ushering in the Year of the Rat, factories in mainland China and Hong Kong typically shut down for approximately

By |2019-12-17T17:17:05+00:00December 16th, 2019|

Doing Business in Mexico: Here’s What You Need to Know

If your U.S. e-commerce business is considering a cross-border expansion, then America's neighbors—Canada and Mexico—are the obvious choice. While a contentious political climate regarding the U.S. trade relationship with Mexico may generate some nervousness around risk-taking south of the border, Mexico remains a huge and potentially rewarding market for American e-commerce retailers to target.

By |2019-10-16T21:10:34+00:00October 15th, 2019|

Why You Should Be Doing Business in Canada

Being from Canada, I know that the country holds ample e-commerce opportunity for American businesses. Directly on our northern border, Canada is uniquely positioned to be a very profitable market for American e-commerce goods and services. Boasting an established and reliable Internet infrastructure, English-speaking population, and comparable culture to the U.S., selling in

By |2019-10-02T17:49:52+00:00August 20th, 2019|

Business in South Africa: Getting Your E-Commerce Start

With a population of 55 million, a strong, business-friendly infrastructure, an expanding base of online shoppers—especially among smartphone users— and widespread use of English, South Africa represents a compelling option for  U.S. businesses considering cross-border expansion. What’s equally attractive is that expanding your e-commerce business in South Africa could be a valuable entry

By |2019-10-02T17:50:36+00:00July 30th, 2019|

How Will Brexit Affect Businesses Considering UK E-Commerce?

When it’s time to expand your company’s international e-commerce footprint, where you get your start is important.  With no language barrier keeping you from reaching its shoppers and years of close trade links with the U.S., conditions in the UK make it a natural starter market for international e-commerce expansion. That is to

By |2019-10-02T17:52:09+00:00June 25th, 2019|

DHL Survey Highlights International Business Trends

Like your business, the financial and regulatory environment you’re operating in is always changing.  As you win or lose customers, hire new talent or manage employee departures, the marketplace around you is experiencing similar fluctuations.  This is especially true if yours is one of the thousands of U.S. companies pursuing and benefiting from the

By |2019-07-25T18:38:50+00:00May 6th, 2019|
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