Subject: Your Global New North Update: January 2018

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Global New North News

Why Don’t More Small Businesses Export?

Exporting is good for business since U.S. companies that export grow faster and are nearly 8.5% less likely to go out of business than non-exporting ones. Furthermore the study found that 26% of companies that trade internationally significantly outperform their market.

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10 Common Export Documents You Should Know About

Exports of physical goods is very rewarding and lucrative for business, and can be expensive and risky if not done properly; therefore, in every scenario, the exporter must be aware of the export documents used to ship the goods.

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Upcoming Trade Ventures
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is leading the following trade missions in 2017-18 listed below:

Mexico: January 27-February 3, 2018
Canada: March 18-23, 2018
China: April 13-25, 2018
Germany: June 23-30, 2018

To learn more about WEDC Trade Ventures, click HERE.
Each year, the Council of Great Lakes Governors leads multi-state trade missions to assist small to medium sized companies from the Great Lakes region to export their products and services. 

Mexico: February 26- March 2, 2018 
South Africa and Tanzania: June 1-9, 2018

To learn more about these Trade Ventures, click HERE.
Upcoming Trade Events

Understanding the Wisconsin and Federal R&D Tax Cuts
January 9, 2018

The Wisconsin and Federal R&D Credits present a significant opportunity to offset taxes for many businesses. However, many companies struggle with documentation, fail to identify what constitutes qualified research expenses, or are missing out completely. This webinar will show your company how to benefit from the R&D Tax Credits and the resources available to help navigate the process.

To learn more, click HERE.

Food Show PLUS! at SMTS 2018
February 13-16, 2018

SMTS (Supermarket Trade Show) offers the latest information to food distribution industry focus on supermarkets. It gives you the opportunity to meet the leaders from the retail, wholesale, ready meal and food service industry, and to bring partnership potential, networking and sharing-trend for your new business chances. This event will be in Japan, which continues to be one of the best opportunities in the world for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.

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Food Show PLUS! at Gulfood 2018
February 17-22, 2018

Established over 25 years, Gulfood has a well deserved reputation among exporters for delivering spectacular return on investment. For the exporter seeking new sales from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Gulfood provides a trade and sourcing platform without equal, where international flavors find world-class business. Benefit from the region's premier knowledge exchange from education, training, competitions & live events.

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