Module 4: Importing, Exporting & International Trade

"To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all that is possible to know
 about that business."
 J. Paul Getty, Founder, Getty Oil Company
 Overview:   In this module you will learn the processes of importing and exporting and be able to identify the steps in this process.  You will learn about the many trade organizations that help to facilitate and regulate trade as well as understanding a variety of trade relationships and international trade agreements.  We will look at the international trade activities of both multinational companies as well as local (New Hampshire) companies throughout this module.

Assignments & Projects:
NH Trade Resources:


The Observatory of Economic Complexity - A resource site focused on helping U.S. companies export.

 What America Sells to the World

    IMF Data Mapper - Worldwide GDP
   United States Trade Balance - 2014 - 2016
   Country Comparison:  Current Trade Balance Ranked
   Modes of Entry (into global markets)
   Free Trade Agreements Between the U.S. and other countries - Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
   Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

World Resources:
U.S. Federal Trade Resources:

SBA - Small Business Administration - U.S. Export Assistance Center
NH State Trade Resources:
International Trade Resource Center  A trade resource center focused on supporting NH businesses in trade.