Building an Import/Export Business

Overview

Do you dream of traveling to exotic places to buy or sell your lines of merchandise? Building an Import/Export Business shows you how to start your own business, from researching a raw idea to a successful launch to ongoing, profitable business operations. Author Kenneth Weiss objectively and accurately describes the difficulties and rewards of this kind of business.

This practical resource discusses new security procedures put into place since September 11, 2001, and predicts ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (6) from $2.99   
  • Used (6) from $2.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$2.99
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(59564)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Good
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$2.99
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(59564)

Condition: Very Good
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.00
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(256)

Condition: Good
1987 Hardcover Good jacket Ex-Library with typical library markings. Has some scribbles in color inside front cover and on flyleaf. A few pages have highlighting. Cover is ... slightly scuffed. Dust jacket covered with plastic and has edges slightly battered, . binding is tight. Your purchase benefits world-wide relief efforts of Mennonite Central Committee. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Harrisonburg, VA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.50
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(709)

Condition: Very Good
0471842591 Clean text. SATISF GNTD + SHIPS W/IN 24 HRS. Sorry, no APO deliveries. Ships in a padded envelope with free tracking. H2av

Ships from: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$6.54
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(2)

Condition: Like New

Ships from: Florence, CO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$15.75
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(182)

Condition: Good
0471842591 USED BOOK in good condition| No supplements| Normal wear to cover, edges, spine, corners, and pages | Writing / highlighting | Inventory stickers | Satisfaction ... guaranteed! Read more Show Less

Ships from: Punta Gorda, FL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Building an Import / Export Business

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$11.49
BN.com price
(Save 42%)$19.95 List Price
This digital version does not exactly match the physical book displayed here.

Overview

Do you dream of traveling to exotic places to buy or sell your lines of merchandise? Building an Import/Export Business shows you how to start your own business, from researching a raw idea to a successful launch to ongoing, profitable business operations. Author Kenneth Weiss objectively and accurately describes the difficulties and rewards of this kind of business.

This practical resource discusses new security procedures put into place since September 11, 2001, and predicts the response to problems with goods from China in mid-2007. Topics include: Information on targeting a market, preparing a business plan, managing finances, dealing with foreign currencies, marketing, and more, Details of shipping procedures, customs requirements, and other government regulations, Samples of commercial, banking, transportation insurance, and government-mandated documents, Tips to help you take advantage of NAFTA, CAFTA, and other trade pacts, Real-life examples from importers and exporters, Online resources to help you start and grow your business. Whether you want to participate in the global marketplace or fine-tune an established import/export business, this book helps you every step of the way.

From a leading specialist, here's a guide that makes sense of import/ export credit payments, insurance, customs, and regulations involved in the business.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
An entrepreneur and international trade consultant offers tips and instructions for every aspect of an import/export business<-- >including government regulations, tax laws, customs requirements, and shipping procedures. He describes strategies for using the Internet to reduce costs and develop a targeted customer base, and tells how to prepare a business plan, address security concerns, and take advantage of GATT WTO, and other trade pacts. Weiss is the owner of a firm consulting in business, marketing, and international trade. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471842590
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/12/1987
  • Series: Wiley Small Business Series , #26
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272

Meet the Author

KENNETH D. WEISS is the owner of Plans and Solutions, a corporation that helps importers, exporters, and other firms with business planning, marketing, analysis, and contracts. He has been an importer and exporter, a lecturer on international trade, and a consultant to numerous private firms and government organizations.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Jumping into the Water: Simple Scenarios 1
2 Is This Business for You? 11
3 Setting up Your Business 25
4 Beginning with a Buyer 39
5 Choosing Products and Suppliers 47
6 Marketing in the United States and Abroad 73
7 Money Matters 91
8 Packing, Shipping, and Insurance 117
9 Oh, Those Lovely Documents 149
10 Regulation of Foreign Trade 175
11 NAFTA, GATT, and Other Trade Pacts 203
12 Sources of Information and Help 217
App. A Sample Market Study Outline 227
App. B Guidelines for Business Planning 231
App. C Possible Sources of Financing for Your Business 253
App. D Sample Supply Agreements 257
App. E U.S. Export Assistance Center Directory 275
App. F Product-Specific Customs Information 287
Index 291
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2002

    Covers Everything

    A very useful guide for new entreprenuers who wanted to start an I/E business.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)