The International Trade Office: Assisting Your Exporting Needs

Did you know that Iowa’s manufactured products, agricultural products and various services were exported to more than 190 countries in 2014?  Did you know that trade supports more than 448,000 jobs in Iowa? Have you ever thought about how you could create a global presence for your company?  Where do you...

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Myth-Busting Fears About Exporting

This blog post was provided by Brian Gordon, the senior vice president and manager of the international banking group at Commerce Bank. It was originally published in Thinking Bigger Media's June 14 publication. Entering international markets has historically been a smart way for small business to increase their size and market...

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Ten Proven Tips to Score International Sales

Kate Hodel | Apr 30, 2014 This post is courtesy of Frederick Baehner, president of IBNewsmag, a publication covering international business for Midwestern companies. Subscribe for free at IBNewsmag. Exporting boosts overall sales for small and entrepreneurial companies. Research shows that the greatest barriers to exporting are not knowing where to begin and not...

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