Exporting Opportunities from the U.S. to Mauritania

Mauritania map Mauritania (known officially as the Islamic Republic of Mauritania), a country located in the Western part of North Africa, is a considered a Least Developed Country (LDC) yet that hasn’t stopped it’s economy from having an annual growth rate of 5% over the past few years.   The capital and largest city is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast, which is home to around one-third of the country's 3.5 million people. The main seapo

Basics of Exporting and Logistics – How to Export Goods Overseas

Basics of Exporting and Logistics - How to Export Goods Overseas

Whether you are new or experienced in exporting, there are seems to always be areas of exporting that may confuse or not be completely clear to the Exporter. For new-to-export Exporters, it could be the Incoterms between seller and buyer, what mode of shipment is best, or documentation/legal issues. For experienced Exporters, it could be a lack of understanding on how to label their cargo to meet a requirement in a country they haven’t shipped to yet, what the optimal routing is to meet their buyer’s requirements, or the best airport/seaport to ship to in order to reduce costs and tran

Trade Implications between the US and Iran – OFAC Licensed Shipments to Iran

How to Ship to Iran from the US

map-of-iranNavigating through US Sanctions regulations can be a dizzying task, especially when it involves international trade, logistics and export compliance. The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign state