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Friday, February 22, 2008


The workshop is aimed at enhancing Michigan companies knowledge of exporting and how to target top export markets for their products. Dennis Lynch, Food Export HelplineĀ® Counselor for Food Export Association of the Midwest, will present information on a wide range of exporting issues. Jan Blaho of the Export-Import Bank of the United States will discuss financing for export shipments. Topics for the seminar will include the following: * The elements of an export transaction; * Trade finance and reducing your international risks; * Protection against non-payment as you enter into new foreign markets; * Buyer financing through U.S. Export-Import Bank; * International terms of sale and how they are integrated into pricing, quoting, and shipping process; and * Resources available to assist Michigan companies. Additionally, a speaker from the Michigan State University International Business Center will discuss the center's knowledge web-portal, globalEDGE.


Kellogg Center, East Lansing