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  • How COVID-19 Affected Airfreight Levels
    16
    Feb

    How COVID-19 Affected Airfreight Levels

    Needless to say, every industry has been massively affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Coming seemingly out of nowhere, most companies have had to adjust their business strategy in order to stay afloat. Just because a disease reared its ugly head did not mean the world could continue to...
    Needless to say, every industry has been massively affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Coming seemingly...
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    1. Why We Should Import More
      15
      Feb

      Why We Should Import More

      We are luckily in an economic incline that has unemployment at a new time low. With business doing well, you as a business owner might be thinking about expanding. You’re doing well and you have orders coming in that require a larger range of inventory. Rather than looking for a bigger...
      We are luckily in an economic incline that has unemployment at a new time low. With business doing well, you as...
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    2. What is China sourcing alternatives in Asia?
      15
      Feb

      What is China sourcing alternatives in Asia?

      China sourcing alternatives in Asia Malaysia India Thailand Indonesia Vietnam US manufacturers are moving production from China to other countries, with trade tensions between the two largest economies in the world entering its second year. Manufacturers of Cr ...
      China sourcing alternatives in Asia Malaysia India Thailand Indonesia Vietnam US manufacturers are moving...
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    3. Will China remain the factory of the world?
      15
      Feb

      Will China remain the factory of the world?

      China has been nicknamed the "factory of the world" for a reason, businesses from all over the world have already realized that in order to streamline, sell at a greater profit and reduce costs to a minimum, one must turn to China. In the past decade, China has positioned itself high on the...
      China has been nicknamed the "factory of the world" for a reason, businesses from all over the world have already...
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    4. Countries to Consider as Manufacturing Alternatives to China
      15
      Feb

      Countries to Consider as Manufacturing Alternatives to China

      Due to unknown circumstances that surround the political and economic instability between the U.S. and China, it is understandable that alternative considerations are being passed around. What does this mean? Well, for as long as many can remember, China was the industry’s global leader....
      Due to unknown circumstances that surround the political and economic instability between the U.S. and China,...
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    5. Import tips Taking the Bang Out of Shipping Dangerous Goods and What You Need to Know
      15
      Feb

      Import tips Taking the Bang Out of Shipping Dangerous Goods and What You Need to Know

      Despite the Fourth of July having been weeks ago, it’s the summer. Furthermore, people have been cooped up in their homes for months. They’re restless and looking for an outlet to enjoy themselves. There has been a rise of fireworks used, even when it isn’t a holiday. It seems...
      Despite the Fourth of July having been weeks ago, it’s the summer. Furthermore, people have been cooped...
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    6. Officials Concerned Over Possibility of Second Wave of Trade War
      15
      Feb

      Officials Concerned Over Possibility of Second Wave of Trade War

      There is a lot going on in the world right now. The world has been crippled by a global pandemic. People are dealing with a highly contagious disease and the financial fallout that has followed. On top of the COVID-19 outbreak, there are other things that the world is forced to be worried over....
      There is a lot going on in the world right now. The world has been crippled by a global pandemic. People are dealing...
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    7. Air Freight and Air Cargo Shipping; Charges, Costs and Quotes
      15
      Feb

      Air Freight and Air Cargo Shipping; Charges, Costs and Quotes

      Ocean freight is the preferred method of shipping for 90% of the world's importers and exporters. But what about the other 10% who need to get goods somewhere rapidly and reliably? Well, they use air freight. Air freight makes the world a smaller pace. It cuts China-US freight shipping time...
      Ocean freight is the preferred method of shipping for 90% of the world's importers and exporters. But what about...
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    8. How Has COVID Affected OPEC
      15
      Feb

      How Has COVID Affected OPEC

      How Has COVID Affected OPEC? Even before the Novel Coronavirus threw the global economy into a spiral, countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) were facing economic struggles of their own. Since last year, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its revenues...
      How Has COVID Affected OPEC? Even before the Novel Coronavirus threw the global economy into a spiral, countries...
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    9. HTS Code
      05
      Jan

      HTS Code

      So you want to do some importing or exporting. You've got a product, you've got a buyer, and you've got a shipping container lined up! But do you understand the Harmonized System and Harmonized Tariff Schedule? If not, then your products aren't leaving the dock. Customs officers all over the...
      So you want to do some importing or exporting. You've got a product, you've got a buyer, and you've got a shipping...
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