EXPORT CREDIT AGENCIES abide

EXPORT CREDIT AGENCIES abide

When credit insurance broker Joel Berman reached out to the Export-Import Bank of the United

Banking On Exports

Banking On Exports

Paul M. Hletko is on a mission to reclaim his grandfather’s legacy. The former attorney and

Top Banks For Global Trade

Top Banks For Global Trade

What’s the most important thing about your export program? Getting paid, of course—but’

Trade With Confidence

Trade With Confidence

Andrew Borakove, owner of Gongs Unlimited in Lincoln, Nebraska, sells his musical products all

Kellogg Acquires Egyptian Breakfast Cereal Maker

Kellogg Acquires Egyptian Breakfast Cereal Maker

In its latest move to expand its footprint in the African market, Michigan-based breakfast food

Cover Your Assets

Cover Your Assets

Wheeling Truck Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, started exporting almost by accident in 2010

Settling In Asia

Settling In Asia

Exporter Fred Crosetto doesn’t mince words when asked what it is like to open a bank account in

Settling In Europe

Settling In Europe

Your product is selling like gangbusters in the U.S.—and you’re certain it’ll be a sleeper

Dogged Due Diligence

Dogged Due Diligence

While hunting for a supplier to make cute sweaters and shoes for dogs, a U.S. pet food firm asked

Chinese Banks Low On Gold Reserves. Maybe.

Chinese Banks Low On Gold Reserves. Maybe.

In a world where money flows more freely over borders—both real and virtual—than in any time

FedEx Offers To Acquire European Freight And Parcel Courier

FedEx Offers To Acquire European Freight And Parcel Courier

In a major transatlantic deal, express delivery giant Federal Express has made an offer to

Wells Fargo: U.S. Companies Anticipate Export Decrease In 2015

Wells Fargo: U.S. Companies Anticipate Export Decrease In 2015

Amid concerns of weak global economic conditions, U.S. companies anticipate a decrease in the

HSBC Study Finds More U.S. Businesses Using Chinese Currency

HSBC Study Finds More U.S. Businesses Using Chinese Currency

Nearly seven in 10 U.S. businesses expect to buy or sell more goods with China in the next 12

Panasonic to Acquire ITC Global

Panasonic to Acquire ITC Global

Japan’s Panasonic has said it will acquire ITC Global, the Houston, Texas-based provider of

HSBC Report: U.S. Mid-Market Companies Top Major Nations’

HSBC Report: U.S. Mid-Market Companies Top Major Nations’

Relative to major global markets, the U.S. has the largest concentration of middle market

Tap Internal Liquidity

Tap Internal Liquidity

EXPLORING THE GROWING POPULARITY OF FINANCIAL SUPPLY CHAIN PROGRAMS Since their introduction a

Propelling Exports Through Trade Credit Insurance

Propelling Exports Through Trade Credit Insurance

HOW AIR TRACTOR AND OTHER COMPANIES ARE WORKING WITH THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES

China Overtakes the U.S. in Global Foreign Direct Investment

China Overtakes the U.S. in Global Foreign Direct Investment

For almost too many years to count, the U.S. has been the world’s leading magnet for foreign

MasterCard Partners to Expand Access to Digital Financial Services in Africa

MasterCard Partners to Expand Access to Digital Financial Services in Africa

MasterCard and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have said they will collaborate in an effort

Royal Bank of Canada to Merge with City National Corporation

Royal Bank of Canada to Merge with City National Corporation

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has inked a $5.4 billion merger with Los Angeles-based City

Maximizing Coverage Under Trade Credit Insurance Policies

Maximizing Coverage Under Trade Credit Insurance Policies

Trade Credit Insurance Policies are designed to protect policyholders in the event that a

Building A Budget

Building A Budget

CONSIDERATIONS FOR CHOOSING PROJECT FINANCING AS YOUR NEXT FUNDING OPTION When telecom provider

HSBC Boosts International Loan Program to $5B

HSBC Boosts International Loan Program to $5B

New York, NY – HSBC Bank USA is adding $3 billion more to its international loan program,

Signarama Signs Middle East Franchise Deal

Signarama Signs Middle East Franchise Deal

West Palm Beach, FL – Sign and graphic services franchisor Signarama signed an agreement with

Secure The Capital!

Secure The Capital!

6 QUESTIONS FOR FUNDING A JOINT VENTURE WITH A FOREIGN PARTNER When Steve Levine struck a deal to

GE Acquires UK-Based Waste Treatment Company

GE Acquires UK-Based Waste Treatment Company

Trevose, PA – GE has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private UK-based water, waste, advanced

Risky Business

Risky Business

6 QUESTIONS AND TIPS FOR GETTING TRADE CREDIT INSURANCE  War, revolution, economic upheaval,

Wells Fargo International Business Indicator

Wells Fargo International Business Indicator

httpv://youtu.be/VdfJpmRJJOg According to the latest Wells Fargo International Business Indicator

Partner-Shipping

Partner-Shipping

Partner-Shipping: How to Reduce Logistics Costs Through Collaborative Distribution The immense

Discover Channel

Discover Channel

HOW CHANNEL FINANCING IS SPEEDING UP THE PAYMENT PROCESS FOR SHIPPERS When U.S. tech companies

TAKING CREDIT

TAKING CREDIT

4 QUESTIONS TO ASK IF YOU’RE CONSIDERING A CREDIT FACILITY When exporters want to win new

MONEY IS EVERYTHING

MONEY IS EVERYTHING

TIPS FOR SECURING SUPPLY-CHAIN FINANCING IN A TOUGH LENDING ENVIRONMENT When Stella & Chewy

THE FUJIAN TRADE DIASPORA

THE FUJIAN TRADE DIASPORA

HOW CHINA’S SOUTHEASTERN TRADERS SPANNED THE GLOBE AND LEVERAGED HOMETOWN CONNECTIONS Any

MOORE IS MORE

MOORE IS MORE

HOW THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA’S MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS HELPED A BOEING EXECUTIVE

GO EAST, YOUNG MAN

GO EAST, YOUNG MAN

VIETNAM’S BOOMING ECONOMY OFFERS PLENTY OF OPPORTUNITY—IF YOU CAN NAVIGATE THE GRAFT Back in

GLOBAL GATEWAYS

GLOBAL GATEWAYS

MULTIMODAL DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES ARE PROLIFERATING. BACKED BY LOGISTICS PARTNERSHIPS AND WORLD

SUPPLY CHAIN AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

SUPPLY CHAIN AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ARE HELPING SHIPPERS DATA MINE THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN AND SAVE BIG

ABROAD ACQUISITION

ABROAD ACQUISITION

Hillenbrand says due diligence is the most important investment of its international acquisition

SHIPPER’S BLOCK

SHIPPER’S BLOCK

Overcoming the Psychological Trade Barrier Many U.S. companies have already taken advantage of

The Rise of Renminbi

The Rise of Renminbi

Using the Chinese Currency Can Help U.S. Companies Cut Costs and Grow For U.S. companies doing

Searching For The Right Bank

Searching For The Right Bank

5 Questions To Ask Your Financial Institution About Its Global Capabilities Sotiria Krikelis

How the Other Half Traded

How the Other Half Traded

The Commercial Might of Southeast Asian Women in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Even

Touring Tokyo

Touring Tokyo

A Former Attaché’s Advice and Cautions for Visiting Japan’s Capital City As an attaché with

Postcards From the Edge

Postcards From the Edge

A high-flying b-school prof asserts that global companies born in the tumult of emerging markets

Money Matters

Money Matters

Analyzing Global Payment Tools Available to Exporters Like her products, Kimberly Parry’s

Building Abroad

Building Abroad

OPIC is Funding Green Growth in Developing Countries Brothers and business partners in Southern

Banking on Government

Banking on Government

Political Opinions Differ, But the Ex-Im Bank Has Opened Doors and Markets for America’s

Accounting for Armageddon

Accounting for Armageddon

Analyzing “What-If” Scenarios With Your Banker Scott Ellyson knows all about the difficulty

TRADING PLACES

TRADING PLACES

HOW U.S. COMPANIES ARE USING CHINESE CURRENCY TO GAIN A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE For years,

BIG BANK THEORY

BIG BANK THEORY

The tools banks develop for their biggest clients are now available to you. By Mitch Devine Your