“Emerging Market – Chile”

 – Valley International Trade Association Newsletter, January 2007 Emerging Market – Chile Chile is one of Latin America’s most dynamic and promising markets. Its strength and attractiveness lie not in its size (population of 15 million people) but in the energy...

“Reviving Doha Global Trade Agreements”

– VITA Newsletter, September 2008 Reviving Doha Global Trade Agreements The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. The Doha Development talks is the current trade negotiation...

“Bridging the Cultural Gap”

– VITA Newsletter, June 2008 Bridging the Cultural Gap Despite the fact that the world is shrinking, foreign customers are very much entrenched in their lifestyles, habits and social norms. Businesses need to understand and appreciate their international...

“Power of Emerging Markets”

 – VITA newsletter, March 2008 Power of Emerging Markets In the mid-90’s America was the dominant power of the world economy in terms of consumer spending. At the present time, emerging economies are reversing this trend and claiming leadership of world...

“Reviving American Competitiveness”

– Valley International Trade Association Newsletter, May 2008 Reviving American Competitiveness We live in a highly interdependent and interconnected economy. There is no room for reversing the globalization trend, even if we wanted to. Globalization is here to...

“Partnership in International Trade”

 – Valley International Trade Associations Newsletter, February and March, 2008 and MBITA February-March 2008 Newsletter Partnership in International Trade 2008 is the best year for small and mid-sized companies in the U.S. to get involved in international trade...

“Global Shared Values”

Global Shared Values – Valley International Trade Association Newsletter, October, 2007 Increased competitions in the global marketplace and rapid technological advancements have put the need of effective global leaders at the forefront. These leaders must...

“Basics of Global Negotiation”

Global Negotiation – Valley International Association Newsletter, April 2007 Negotiation is the process of communicating back and forth between two or more parties for the purpose of reaching a joint agreement on different needs or ideas. In the art of...

“Managing Cultural Differences”

Managing Cultural Differences – Valley International Association Newsletter, February 2007 The globalization is being fueled by advances in information technology, new international trade agreements and the growth of international trade. We live in an...