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Importing Gifts, Housewares and Decorative

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This book is a practical and comprehensive guide for anyone planning to import gift items and decorative accessories from Hong Kong. It targets a worldwide audience and caters to all who are interested in importing from that region.

In writing this book, the author has used over two and a half decades of his knowledge and experience in international trade. He recently revisited many parts of Asia, including Hong Kong, to stay abreast of the current trends and developments in ...

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Overview

This book is a practical and comprehensive guide for anyone planning to import gift items and decorative accessories from Hong Kong. It targets a worldwide audience and caters to all who are interested in importing from that region.

In writing this book, the author has used over two and a half decades of his knowledge and experience in international trade. He recently revisited many parts of Asia, including Hong Kong, to stay abreast of the current trends and developments in these countries.

"Importing Gifts, Housewares & Decorative Accessories from Hong Kong" includes comprehensive information relevant to and necessary for importing. Hence, this is a practical trade resource for new entrepreneurs and importers who are not familiar with Hong Kong's market potential as well as for others. This book provides useful information on the following: overview of the gift industry in the United States of America and Hong Kong, setting up an import business, business planning and marketing, sources of financing, finding Hong Kong manufacturers and exporters, sources of information, trade shows, potential sources of selling in the USA, business travel, international modes of payment (such as letters of credit), shipping, trade statistics, and more.

This publication also provides useful web sites and other contact information in the USA and Hong Kong.

The author's other published works include:

. Import & Export of Apparel & Textiles; Part I: Export to USA, Part II: Import from Pakistan
. Import & Export of Hand Knotted Oriental Rugs; Part I: Export to USA, Part II: Import from Pakistan
. Allama Mashriqi & Dr. Akhtar Hameed Khan: Two Legends of Pakistan
. Pakistan's Freedom and Allama Mashriqi: Statements, Letters, Chronology of Khaksar Tehrik (Movement), Period: Mashriqi's Birth to 1947
. Articles on Allama Mashriqi and the Khaksar Tehrik, which have been published in
Pakistani newspapers
.The author is currently working on additional books on international trade

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780976033325
  • Publisher: AMZ Publications
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Mr. Nasim Yousaf began his career as a Pilot Officer in the Pakistan Air Force. He left the cherished profession and became an exporter and a leader in the business community in Pakistan. The author is a founding member of the Board of Directors that established The Pakistan Commercial Exporters of Towels Association (PCETA), one of the largest trade associations in Pakistan. He also held other important positions in the PCETA, including Vice Chairman (North Zone), Member of the Central Executive Committee, and Member of the Textile Quota Committee (TQC) of the PCETA. As part of the TQC, he and other members disbursed quota to exporters of PCETA. Mr. Yousaf also represented the business community in front of various levels of the Government of Pakistan, including the ministerial level, to discuss and resolve trade issues. The author has traveled extensively around the world, which according to him, has been a great source of learning and has broadened his vision on global issues. Since his move to the USA, he has continued to be involved in international trade. Apart from this, Mr. Yousaf spends a considerable amount of time on research and writing books. In addition to his books on the subject of import and export, he has also written a biography on two very important personalities of Pakistan, Allama Mashriqi and Dr. Akhtar Hameed Khan, whose lives are inspirations for him. Presently, Mr. Yousaf is working on additional books on trade as well as on Allama Mashriqi's role in the independence of the Indian subcontinent. For updates on the author's books, visit his web sites.
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