What does an exporter and a shipment of his Fuji apples encounter in getting from the farm in California to the market in Taiwan? (Most of the details apply to any export product!)
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You will learn about:
Shipment parameters
Pre-sale research
Determining the conditions of sale
Sample pro-forma invoices
Determining the terms and details of transport
Selecting a freight forwarder
Documentation requirements
Method of payment
Sample letter of credit
Ocean transportation arrangements
Export certification
Packaging and loading for export
Export terms of sale
Payment collection with a letter of credit
Documents required for collection of payment
Arriving at destination
A business of details


"A Business of Details" was produced by the United States Department of Agriculture.

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