Specialists who are licensed by the US Treasury Department
Private companies that combine less-than carload or less-than truckload shipments from several different businesses and deliver them to their destinations; in international business, companies licensed by the U.S. Maritime Commission to handle export details.
Large corporations that have operations in several countries
What percentage of imports do customs brokers handle?
Midsize or smaller companies that have operations in foreign countries
Allow companies to participate in a country's economy with a partner
What is an example of a company that forms many relationships with companies in different countries?
Royal Crown Cola
What are the key factors of economic cost?
Infrastructure, Cost of Labor, Taxes, and Currency Exchange Rates
To take over ownership by a national government
What is an important factor when considering international business operations?
A Governments Stability
What is changing the ways that businesses can get involved in international trade?
What are some things you need to look at when studying a country's technology?
Use of Computers, Faxes, Voice Mail, Internet, and Cell Phones
What is found in countries with advance levels of technology?
Complex and Sophisticated Industries
True or False: People in technologically advanced nations have higher incomes than people in less technologically developed markets.
When doing business internationally, companies must be aware of many special considerations such as differences in what?
Language and Customs, Political and Legal considerations
What are the three basic means of getting involved in international trade?
Importing, Exporting, and Setting up shop abroad
True or False: Direct investment is only possible if you have a domestic partner in some countries.
Creating special products or promotions for certain countries or regions
What does it mean for a company to change anything about their product or their promotions?
Underlying any economical environment is its what?