After you’ve established your export markets and completed market research to support your decision, it’s finally time to make the export sale. Unlike simple domestic transactions, international sales require a bit more planning, processes, and logistics. This fifth set of videos in the Exporting Basics series explores the necessary steps to making that export sale. This involves preparing your product for export, identifying any free trade agreements in your target country, becoming familiar with the shipping requirements, establishing a pricing strategy, and completing all required documentation.
Last Published: 3/24/2017

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Complete “Make the Export Sale” Video Set:

  1. Preparing Your Product for Export
  2. Introduction to Free Trade Agreements
  3. Shipping Basics
  4. Pricing and Quotations
  5. Export Documentation

Prepared by the International Trade Administration. With its network of 108 offices across the United States and in more than 75 countries, the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce utilizes its global presence and international marketing expertise to help U.S. companies sell their products and services worldwide. Locate the trade specialist in the U.S. nearest you by visiting