The Export Growth of Small and Medium-Size Businesses
|In addition, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau export statistics for 2007 and 2008:
How you can take advantage of the new export opportunities SMEs are reshaping the new world economy, and resources and programs are expanding to help SMEs drive export growth, including the FedEx alliance with the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS). Working together, FedEx and the USCS take the time to understand individual business needs and to recommend and help implement strategies unique to the particular business. You can contact a USCS trade specialist at 1.800.USATRADE ext. 30003 or click here.
And for information about the new U.S. government–sponsored National Export Initiative (NEI) program geared expressly for small and medium-size businesses interested in exporting, click here.
And, according to U.S. Department of Commerce April 2010 statistics, export growth is on the rise:
|"Given the specter of a jobless economic recovery and lagging consumer spending, exporting may be one of the few areas remaining where small businesses can grow right now."
~ Todd McCracken, president of the National Small Business Administration