Export Questionnaire

Export.gov brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace.

Export.gov  is managed by the International Trade Administration.

This export questionnaire is provided by Export.gov

This questionnaire highlights characteristics common to successful exporters. Many of these questions will guide you into areas of export.gov homepage where you can obtain more information on exporting. You will receive a score once you complete the questionnaire, which will help you to assess your export readiness, as well as an identification of areas your business needs to strengthen to improve its export activities.

1. Does your company have a product or service that has been successfully sold in the domestic market?
Yes No

2. Does your company have or is your company preparing an international marketing plan with defined goals and strategies?
Yes No

3. Does your company have sufficient production capacity that can be committed to the export market?
Yes No

4. Does your company have the financial resources to actively support the marketing of your products in the targeted overseas markets?
Yes No

5. Is your company’s management committed to developing export markets and willing and able to dedicate staff, time and resources to the process?
Yes No

6. Is your company committed to providing the same level of service given to your domestic customers?
Yes No

7. Does your company have adequate knowledge in modifying product packaging and ingredients to meet foreign import regulations and cultural preferences?
Yes No

8. Does your company have adequate knowledge in shipping its product overseas, such as identifying and selecting international freight forwarders and freight costing?
Yes No

9. Does your company have adequate knowledge of export payment mechanisms, such as developing and negotiating letters of credit?
Yes No

 

To take full questionnaire for submission visit http://export.gov/begin/assessment.asp

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