The Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) is a regional agricultural trade association composed of the
fifteen southern states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The goal of this publication is to provide basic information
to SUSTA regional companies on the basics of exporting and to sensitize them to export opportunities.
Exporting can be profitable and rewarding for companies that commit their time, personnel and financial resources to
exporting. The tools in this handbook will assist new-to-export companies on their way to export success.
If you have any comments or questions regarding this publication, SUSTA services or the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service, please contact the SUSTA office at (504) 568-5986 or visit www.susta.org.
The Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) does not
discriminate in its programs on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, religion, age, political beliefs, or marital/family
SUSTA does not endorse any of the products or
services mentioned herein. The information contained in this publication
is for educational purposes only. It is provided as a service in
furtherance of SUSTA's nonprofit and tax-exempt status. SUSTA makes
no representations about the suitability of this information and
these services for any purpose.
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