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Export readiness assessment

Export readiness assessment

The following "Export Readiness Assessment" is a set of questions designed to assess how prepared your company is to begin exporting to the U.S. The test is designed to identify weak areas in your company's planning so they can be redressed before...
Author Belisa de las Casas and Luke Zahner
Organisation George Washington University
View details v D Size: 4 MB
Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub) - ANNEX

Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub) - ANNEX

The purpose of this directory (Annex to West Africa Packaging Guide) is to help food industry producers identify manufacturers in their country or subregion capable of offering the packaging they need. Its agenda has a sales/marketing goal as...
Author Naji Choueri and Micah Frumkin
Organisation WA Tradehub
Publish Date 15 May 2007
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Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub)

Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub)

Most small and medium-sized African businesses have difficulty sourcing affordable quality packaging for their products. Few packaging suppliers exist within the region and even fewer have the ability to create packaging that meets international...
Author Naji Choueiri and Micah Frumkin
Organisation WA Tradehub
Publish Date 14 December 2007
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Raw materials traceability for US apparel imports - 2005

Raw materials traceability for US apparel imports - 2005

Raw materials traceability is the ability to identify, through a comprehensive system of lot numbers and documentation, the source of each and every fabric and trim used to produce a given garment. 
Author Margaret Bishop
Organisation Consultant, WA Tradehub
Publish Date 24 November 2005
APHIS Commodity import approval process for agricultural products into the US

APHIS Commodity import approval process for agricultural products into the US

To obtain access to U.S. markets for a fruit, vegetable, plant, or plant product that is not already an approved commodity, one must initiate a commodity import request. There are 4 steps in the process: Determine if the commodity is an...
Author APHIS
Organisation Department of Agriculture
Publish Date 08 February 2013
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APHIS Permitted fruit and vegetables into the US - APHIS Guide 2012

APHIS Permitted fruit and vegetables into the US - APHIS Guide 2012

The Fruits and Vegetables Import Manual provides the import requirements for regulating imported articles of fresh, usable parts of plants such as fruits, stems, leaves, roots, and flowers (herbs and vegetables). These imported articles are not...
Author APHIS
Organisation US Department of Agriculture
Publish Date 01 October 2012
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