Exporting and Importing (Global market entry strategies)
Exporting and importing directly allows the company to have a competitive advantage and expand more rapidly. better control over international activities.
Export management companies-Domestic firms that specialize in preforming international business services as commission reps or as distributors
International Agent- a rep or intermediary for the frm that works to develop business and sales strategies and that develops contacts
International Distributor- a rep or intermediary for the form that purchases products from the form, take titles, and aussumes the selling risk
Tradong Companies a company that acts as an intermediary for multiple companies in sich areas as import-export, countertrade, investing, and manufacturing
Export trading company- allows businesses to band together to export and offer export services, must follow antitrust provisions