Online Resources for Export Market Research

Early Bird Registration Request Information
Event Date
July 24, 2024
Early Registration Deadline
Jul 24, 2024

Leverage the expertise of our Guest Presenter

1:00 PM CDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Do you know where to find the best “secondary” sources of no-cost export marketing research for food and agricultural products? This webinar outlines some of the key online resources to help you develop a solid export marketing plan and strategy.

Attendees will learn where and how to access the following:

  • The value and uses of product classification for export.
  • Steps on how to use those codes to determine duties and taxes as well as Free Trade Agreement (FTA) access in foreign markets.
  • How to run your own export statistics from “GATS” (the Global Agricultural Trade System) by region, trade group, aggregated category, or product specific.
  • USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) website, including the Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) reports by commodity and by sector (Retail, Foodservice, Food Processing and Ingredients).
  • FAS Exporter Guides
  • Other relevant websites, whether or not food and agricultural related.
  • Q & A Session with presenter.

Don’t have time to sit down and attend the live webinar? All registrants will receive access to a recording of the event, be sure to register so you can access the recording.

Important Registration Note: Individuals who register should receive an email with the link and information you need to participate one day prior to the webinar. If you don’t receive this information and/or have any questions, please contact us at webinars@foodexport.org.

Meeting Foreign Buyers

Dennis Lynch, Food Export Counselor

Dennis Lynch, M.I.B.A., is a 40-year veteran of international trade who has held a variety of positions in the public and private sectors. He has been directly involved in monitoring, troubleshooting and facilitating export transactions for more than 32 years. Dennis managed the Food Export Helpline™ desk for 25 years, since its inception back in 1997. During that time, he has counseled nearly 4,000 U.S. suppliers of food and agricultural products with customized one-on-one technical export experience.

He has led the majority of the Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast seminars and webinars over the last few decades, as well as contributed hundreds of articles to the Global Food Marketer Newsletter and the e-Bulletin. He was awarded a master’s degree in International Business by West Coast University in California and has won numerous awards for the instruction of international business to various Southern California Colleges at all levels.

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