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Helping Your Business Grow in International Markets

Kansas Global Trade Services provides insight into the international marketplace to assist businesses looking to expand their business on a global scale. Locating global agri-business opportunities and staying abreast of the industry specific regulatory issues can be a time consuming task. Our services are designed to assist with these and other issues you may face when conducting international trade. Through our partnership with the Agri-Business Council of Wichita and affiliations with the Kansas Farm Bureau and other related organizations, we are able to provide international expertise in the area of agri-business that is unprecedented. We provide guidance to the industry on locating opportunities, building relationships abroad, and implementing international transactions. We offer services to meet any international business need, providing customized solutions to help you compete in the international arena.

Learn more about how Kansas Global can help in your international endeavors.

Trade Advocacy
With a mission to be the first source for trade policy, regulation and legislative information for all Kansas companies, Kansas Global stands outside politics and national boundaries to facilitate free and fair trade. We act as the voice of the agri-business industry, communicating concerns of Kansas companies to elected officials. We strive to stay at the forefront of issues affecting the industry so we can get the message to you in an timely manner, enabling you to take immediate action.

Customized Consultation & Research
Connecting with potential foreign buyers and marketing your product abroad is crucial to international success. Knowing where to start can be difficult. We can provide insight into the international marketplace that will assist your efforts. We will connect you with the appropriate contacts to ensure your product will get noticed.

Look to the Kansas Global when you need more information on a location abroad. Our in depth country research and location analysis provides relevant and useful data when examining foreign markets. Our extensive global network allows access to sources that provide detailed and accurate information that meets your criteria. Consultation can also be provided on the import and export process as well, ensuring your business is compliant.

If you are unsure what your next steps should be in international, we can help. Kansas Global provides customized services to meet your requirements. We can meet with you to discuss your international endeavors and identify ways we can assist, from identifying a new market to completing your transaction. See a sample of a final report we completed for a local customer to get a more in-depth look at what information we can provide through our consultation & research.

Introducing domestic products and services to the international marketplace creates numerous challenges. One such challenge is overcoming the language barrier between individuals of different countries. Internal documentation and marketing communication translation ensures you get your message across right the first time. Our translation services are ISO 9000 Certified and are available for over 90 languages.

Speaking the language of your business partner demonstrates your cultural acceptance and knowledge, increasing your likelihood for success. We provide interpretation services as well as introductory foreign language training to help you effectively communicate with your partners, customers, and suppliers. Our services will assist your business to overcome the language barrier.

Global Credit Reports
Trust across borders. Ensure your partners overseas are who they say they are. Global credit reports can reduce your liability and offer peace of mind when finalizing transactions. We use prominent local agencies in the country requested in order to receive the most reliable information. Report lengths can range from 2-15 pages and include relevant information about your potential partners, including:

  • Line of Business
  • Branch & Subsidiary Offices
  • Principal Credit References
  • Legal Status
  • Related Businesses
  • Financial Information
  • Shareholders
  • International Activity
  • Payment History
  • Management
  • Credit Opinion
  • Banking Information
  • Corporate Information
  • Ratios & Industry Comparisons
  • Suppliers
  • Management Interview
  • Public Filings/Liens Judgments
  • Answers to Specific Questions

Cost for global credit reports varies by country. Reports are delivered in about 10 days and can be expedited for a fee.

Kansas Global Trade Services
schletzbaum@kansasglobal.org  |  316.264.5982 (t)  |  316.264.5983 (f)
800 East 1st Street, Suite 200  |  Wichita, Kansas 67202
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