For more detailed information on Globalization and International Trade & Economics see the following BRS guides:
International Trade & Economics: http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/BERA/issue7/issue7_main.html
A basic guide to exporting. 10th edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration, 2008. 254 p.
LC Call Number: HF1416.5 .B37 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2007049345
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Awe, Susan C. Going global : an information sourcebook for small and medium-sized businesses. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009. 265 p.
LC Call Number: HD2341 .A94 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2009020615
The volume is separated into eight chapters ranging from the basics of setting up an international business to utilizing the Internet to sell globally.
- How small and medium-sized business owners can become global companies.
- Reasons to get involved in international trade
The Entrepreneur's Reference Guide to Small Business Information
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- Annotated resources on the advantages and disadvantages of international business
- Information gathering
- The importance of business, export, marketing plans, and international selling
- Using the internet to sell globally
- How to write a business plan, analyze the competition and the market, find foreign customers, and set up and manage a global business
Deardorff, Alan V. Terms of trade : glossary of international economics. Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2006. 383 p.
LC Call Number: HF1373 .D43 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2005044726
Epping, Randy Charles. The 21st century economy : a beginner’s guide : with 101 easy-to-learn tools for surviving and thriving in the new global marketplace. 1st Vintage Books edition. New York : Vintage Books, 2009. 316 p.
LC Call Number: HG3881 .E568 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2008041554
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Johnson, Thomas E. and Donna L. Bade. Export/import procedures and documentation. Revised and updated 4th edition. New York : AMACOM, 2010. 624 p.
LC Call Number: HF1416.5 .J64 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2009040382
Very detailed information about all necessary procedures and required documentation for import and export businesses.
Manresa, Maritza. How to open & operate a financially successful import export business : with companion CD-ROM. Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, 2010. 288 p.
LC Call Number: HF1416.5 .M355 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2010005093
Includes a glossary and bibliography. Provides information on how to:
- Set up a business
- Determine the legal status
- Prepare a business plan and obtain financing
- Understand the Harmonized Tariff Schedule
- Import and export goods
- Understand and deal with foreign-trade zones and customs bonded warehouses
- Understand to government regulations, free trade agreement, and other international trade issues
- Work with industry experts and monitor changes in the industry
Morrison, Andrea M. and Barbara J. Mann. International government information and country information : a subject guide. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004. 298 p.
LC Call Number: ZA5050 .M67 2004
LC Catalog Record: 2004000441
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Shim, Jae K. The international handbook of electronic commerce. Revised edition. Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Kent [England] : Global Professional Pub., 2010. 199 p.
LC Call Number: HF5548.32 .S525 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2010362984
Explains e-commerce and how to market and advertise goods and services. Explains network security and legal aspects of e-commerce.
Zodl, Joseph A. Export import : everything you and your company need to know to compete in world markets. 4th edition. Phoenix, AZ : IIEI Press, 2006. 173 p.
LC Call Number: HF1416.5 .Z63 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2006285153
The publication aims to minimize the possibility for complications by focusing on the following topics:
- Get up-to-date information on trade laws
- Sell a U.S.-made product overseas and get paid in U.S. Dollars
- Understand global language
- Navigate government regulations
- Understand the North American Free Trade Agreement