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Middle East has many exporting opportunities for WV businesses

Whether you’re new to exporting or experienced with selling goods and services around the world, taking time to choose the correct market is one of the most important things you can do when developing a successful export strategy.  We have many tools to help you identify potential markets, such as our WV RAISE Initiative, Country-Commercial […]

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Governor Justice honors 27 WV companies for their export success

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — 27 West Virginia companies that grew their business by exporting a good or service to a new country last year were recognized by state officials in a virtual ceremony on June 30. Seven of these companies were first time winners. During the event, each business received the Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry […]

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Exporting Basics: How to Calculate Your Product’s Export Price

Exporting goods to foreign customers is a great way to scale your company but fulfilling orders to other countries comes with additional costs that can increase your price of doing business. As you may know, every dollar counts in a competitive market. That’s why you need to know how to calculate your product’s landed cost, […]

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Exporting Basics: Does my product require an export license?

Being an exporter has its benefits, but you also have a lot of responsibilities. There’s export controls and regulations you need to be aware of and logistics and paperwork to figure out before you can load a box into your customer’s shipping container. If you’re new to exporting or want to make sure you’re doing things correctly, the West Virginia Department of Economic Development is here to help. […]

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Exporting Basics: Filing shipments through the Automated Export System

Shipping products around the world for the first time can feel like learning a new language. There’s all kinds of exporting jargon to figure out, dozens of agency names to remember and sometimes you need to break through literal language barriers. Do I need to file an EEI with the AES? It’s no wonder new exporters get overwhelmed.  Exporting goods can get complicated, but it doesn’t have to be confusing. By […]

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