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  Thursday, July 5, 2012         Issue 290         Volume 12 Number 13 Sponsor this Newsletter
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Dear International Traders,

This week in Really Useful Resources:


• Learn about the U.S.-China cooporation
Really Useful Links such as CID and Doing Business Across Borders
The latest U.S. Commercial Service events and webinars

FITA's partner website, GlobalTrade.net now boasts a Directory of over 50,000 lawyers, freight forwarders, translators, quality control, etc worldwide.
Search the Directory to find qualified import export service providers to help you with your international operations.

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 OUR FEATURED COUNTRY
China
US-China cooperation to promote a stable recovery of the world economy

The Vice prime minister of China recently called the Chinese and American business communities to promote bilateral trade. For this to happened, the US-China Business Council, a non-governmental, non-profit institution aiming to promote economic and technological cooperation, may need to play a greater role with businesses wishing to operate in these markets.

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China is one of the most dynamic U.S. export markets. With 7.2% market share and a turnover of 21.5 billion USD in 2011, China is the third largest customer of the United States and its leading supplier (19.5% of U.S. total imports). U.S. exports to China have tripled over the past five years. Among its main U.S. products exported to China, are electrical equipment, agricultural products, motor vehicles, equipment used in aerospace industry, medical equipment, and organic chemicals.

Developing new business opportunities could allow, not only to iron out the numerous trade disputes opposing China and the U.S., but also to broaden the spectrum of their common interests. From the perspective of a global economic recovery, improving trade relations between these two giants is a necessary step, if not mandatory.

US-CHINA TRADE RELATIONS:
China - US Trade on the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States
The US - China trade relations on the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s Website

DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA

The American Chamber of Commerce in China
The US Embassy in China
The US-China Chamber of Commerce
International Trade in China on Globaltrade

UPCOMING TRADESHOWS IN CHINA


Beijing International Book Fair – (Books/Periodicals) - Beijing, China – 9/8 – 11/2012
CSA Annual Meeting 2012 China Dental Show – (Dental Eq.) – 9/13 – 16/2012
PT Expo Comm China 2012 – (multiple industry sectors ) – 9/18-22/2012
Pet Fair Asia 2011 – (Pet Foods/Supp.) – 9/24-27/2012
China Education Expo – (Education/Training Services) – 10/15 – 16/2012

For more information on other countries worldwide:
Country profiles from FITA
Market Analyses, business tips and more on GlobalTrade.net



 REALLY USEFUL SITES
CID
International Trade Issues

The Center for International Development at Harvard University contains resources related to international trade and development including research papers and links to useful websites.


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DOING BUSINESS ACROSS BORDERS
www.doingbusiness.org

Reports and resources compiled by the World Bank explaining detailed information on the procedures of importing and exporting. The Doing Business Project provides objective measures for business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.


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Egypt Legal services an expert in Legal services in Egypt
Frontline Consultancy Services an expert in Freight Forwarding in India
Call Centers Operations an expert in Telecommunications in the United States

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EVENTS AND WEBINARS


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Stay up to date and informed with U.S. Commercial Service seminars and webinars!

SOME UPCOMING WEBINARS

A Basic Guide to Exporting: Website Optimization to Attract International Buyers - Washington, DC, United States - 7/25/2012
To Asia and Beyond: Maximize Opportunities at the Asia Television Forum - New York, NY, United States - 7/31/2012
Golf Industry China_Distribution Channels & IPR Issues - Online, DC, United States - 8/1/2012

Get ready for the next Tradeshows!
Eco Expo Asia 2012 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong – 10/27 – 30/2012
Interpolitex 2012 - Moscow, Russia – 10/29 – 11/1/2012
PTC Asia 2012 - Shanghai, China – 10/29 – 11/1/2012
ADIPEC 2012 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 11/5 – 8/2012
Agri-Trade Farm Equipment Exposition - Calgary, Canada – 11/7 – 10/2012
INDO DEFENCE 2012 Expo & Forum – (Defense Industry Eq.) – 11/7 – 10/2012

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JOB BANK


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Trade Marketing Employee for Sonna USA, Sterling, Virginia
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