Subject: Your Global New North Update: September 2018

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Global New North News

Here's why U.S. small businesses don't export more

The Commerce Department kicks off World Trade Week on Monday. It’s honoring 43 U.S. exporters. Thirty-three of them are small- or mid-sized businesses. But as it turns out, small businesses could be exporting more.

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10 Common Export Documents You Should Know About

Exports of physical goods is very rewarding and lucrative for business. Know your export documents used to ship goods before you start to avoid common pitfalls of those new to exporting.

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Programs and Resources that Spur Economic Prosperity in Wisconsin

Discover the support WEDC and Wisconsin’s statewide economic development network offer businesses and communities by searching the categories below, or find other partnership opportunities, other similar businesses and more.

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Upcoming Trade Ventures
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is leading the following trade missions in 2018 listed below:

Australia: Nov. 9-17, 2018
Mexico: Feb. 16-22, 2019

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: Nov 11-14, 2018

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

Export Compliance 201
 October 4, 2018

Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to export/import and save the company money? Did you realize that just putting $1.00 or some random value on a commercial invoice for customs purposes on socalled “samples” really isn’t the proper way to value your shipments? Did you know there is a specific set of rules for inter-company transfer pricing valuations? How many times have you “drop shipped” from your location on behalf of a domestic company and used your sale value to them, instead of their value to their customer on the commercial invoice and EEI?

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Food Export Seminar: Tools of the Trade
September 19, 2018

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, in collaboration with the Food Export Association of the Midwest, is offering an export seminar for Wisconsin agricultural and food companies to learn the 'tools of the trade' in exporting. Don't miss this opportunity to attend an export seminar specific for food and agriculture companies to learn best practices and increase your knowledge to become a more competitive exporter.

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Expomina Peru 2018
September 12-14, 2018

EXPOMINA PERU, the largest and most important International mining exhibition in 2018 will specialize in products and services for the mining industry and will once again be held at the Jockey Exhibition Center . For three days the event will bring together a large number of entrepreneurs and suppliers of the mining sector. It will be an excellent opportunity to establish and strengthen trade relations and to explore and define new business in South America.

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Global Trade Training

Fox Valley Technical College – Global Education & Services

If your business depends on individuals with solid international business skills and experience to successfully navigate the complex world of global business, bridge these knowledge gaps with workshops and training delivered by FVTC. Comprehensive global trade training in topics such as: feasibility of international trade, planning for market entry, intercultural competence, document management, product and service development, international marketing, and others.

2 FREE Explore International Trade events this Fall, Register HERE.
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