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The Barometer, which surveys 63,199 respondents in 60 countries, offers a broad spectrum of data on common experiences of corruption, including which institutions most frequently demand bribes, where citizens see the greatest degree of corruption, and how they see both the future development of corruption and their governments' efforts to eradicate it.
Trade Data on Environmental Industries
Latest Annual and Quarterly Trade Data
Trade Finance Guide: A Quick Reference for U.S. Exporters has been written to help U.S. companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), learn the fundamentals of trade finance to turn their export opportunities into actual sales and to achieve the ultimate goal: to get paid for their export sales. Eleven concise, two-page chapters offer the basics of numerous financing techniques, from open accounts, to forfaiting, to government assisted foreign buyer financing.
Trade Capacity Building Initiatives relative to WTO Trade Agreements and Accessions with a focus on Least Developed Country and Free Trade Agreement (FTA) partners
In today's world of "consumer generated media" (CGM) that are in effect "market conversations," aggressive listening becomes an essential skill of marketers. This blog-like article is not as succinct as it could be but the concept is worth understanding and putting into practice.
Dan Bricklin, co-creator of VisiCalc (the first spreadsheet program for personal computers) and an accomplished entrepreneur, conducts an in-depth discussion with himself on the complexities of patent law and patent litigation. If you're headed that way, it's an informative read for you . . . and probably your lawyer, too.
This article is worth reading as background for entrepreneurs developing new technology-related products or services. Clearly written without unnecessary legalese, it offers a glimpse of the challenges facing technology-development work.
The author asserts that when people are doing work that they love (and when the work itself is valued and recognized) then creativity will flourish.
Setting prices that yield profits means testing and monitoring. Test offers for responsiveness and for cost effectiveness. Monitor competitors to stay one step ahead (or keep up!) and suppliers to reduce costs as much as possible.
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