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Test your company's readiness to begin exporting. The more statements below that apply to your company, the more prepared you are to begin.

My Company:

is already selling a product in the US.

has already defined the Schedule B code for the product(s) it wants to export.

can dedicate resources (time, money, personnel, etc.) to the export process.

knows how to adapt products (packaging, components, etc.) to comply with foreign regulations and regional tastes.

is acquainted with international shipping procedures, such as understanding INCOTERMS, freight costing, etc.

is aware of the financial advantages of exporting to NAFTA and other FTA territories.

has prepared an international marketing plan with specific strategies and goals.

has the resources to start and maintain international marketing efforts.

can service international customers.

knows about export payment instruments and procedures (e.g., letters of credit).

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If you agree with most of the statements above, you are in a good position to start the process to begin exporting your products. The International Trade Center requires you to fill out a Counseling Request form. Once you submit this form by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to 210.458.2491, we will contact you to obtain more information about your business in order to better match your company profile to one of our International Business Consultants. Janette Torres, Client Management Specialist, will set up an initial appointment during which the consultant will assess your technical as well as market research needs.

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