International Trade Counseling
The WTCGP provides a range of services that are design to help develop and manage all aspects of your international business. From our online training program to our seminars and conferences, your company will learn how to identify and assess the risks and rewards of selling into global markets. Our services include:
The WTCGP takes a multifaceted approach in analyzing market size, maturity, and trends, as well as import barriers and tariffs, labeling or certification requirements, regulatory issues, and free trade agreements.
The Pennsylvania International Trade Guide was developed by the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia and funded by a grant from Pennsylvania's Department of Community and Economic Development.
Export Finance Assistance &
Counseling for Regional Companies
Once your company has committed to a global business strategy, a WTCGP International Trade Specialist will meet with you to discuss your business objectives. That assessment will allow you learn about all the local, state and federal resources—private and public—that are available to you as you expand into international markets. In addition, you will understand how the WTCGP can help: with in-depth market research, distributor or partner search, or participation in one of our trade missions.
Supporting PA Companies
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has one of the most comprehensive international trade development programs in the United States. Read more about the counseling and assistance WTCGP can provide to Pennsylvania companies.
Supporting NJ Companies
WTCGP has had an increasingly important role in assisting New Jersey companies develop and compete in global markets. Read more about the counseling and assistance WTCGP can provide to New Jersey companies.
Import Assistance and Global Procurement
Importing has its challenges, such as managing long-distance relationships and arranging trade financing, transportation and customs clearance. The WTCGP can assist in developing your import strategy, identifying reliable suppliers, and helping to put systems in place to ensure a total supply chain solution. Our global network and professional expertise can help navigate different business and legal systems, U.S. regulatory and customs issues, and logistics issues. Contact Dino Ramos for more information.
The WTCGP can:
The WTCGP can:
- Research overseas markets;
- Identify and manage overseas suppliers;
- Navigate international transport and establish relationships with logistics companies;
- Understand import compliance and acquisition procedures;
- Mitigate risk by facilitating trade finance and foreign currency tools; and
- Determine precise import duties, tariffs and quotas.