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Use this guide to find important research concepts, useful resources, and search tools in global marketing.
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Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Collects, analyzes, and distributes transportation statistics.
Outlines the steps involved in beginning to export, discussing topics such as trade agreements, tariffs, opportunities by industry and by country, and trade leads.
FITA Global Trade Portal
Federation of International Trade Associations - "The FITA Global Trade Portal, is the source for international import export trade leads, events, and links to 8,000 international trade (export import) related Websites."
This U.S. Census Bureau site provides links to information on various aspects of international trade, including statistics.
Global Trade Network
Helps U.S. companies locate international markets and buyers.
Market Potential Index for Emerging Markets
Index developed by Michigan State University International Business Center.
Index of Economic Freedom
Evaluates 183 countries on 10 measures of economic freedom, such as trade and investment. Produced by Wall Street Journal and Heritage Foundation.
Shows U.S. export and import trade of product groups with particular countries.
United States Bureau of Industry and Security
Mission is to advance U.S. national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives.
United States Council for International Business
Promotes open world trading system.
United States International Trade Administration
This U.S. government site provides extensive information on exporting, countries, and market research intended to promote international trade.
U.S. International Trade Administration Office of Industry Analysis
Promotes U.S. exports and assists U.S. companies.
World Trade Organization
Contains statistics and official documents from this organization.
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