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Tips for New Importers and Exporters
http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/trade_outreach/diduknow.xml

Glossary of Int’l Trade Terms
http://www.airschott.com/intlterm.html

Popular payment methods in international trading-Alibaba Trade Forums
http://resources.alibaba.com/article/44/Popular_payment_methods_in_international_trading.htm

International Terms of Payment
http://www.speedgs.com/documents/intl-terms-of-payment.pdf

Glossary of Shipping Terms
http://www.marad.dot.gov/documents/Glossary_final.pdf

Food Imports

Importing Food Products into the United States
http://www.fda.gov/Food/InternationalActivities/Imports/default.htm

Prior Notice of Imported Foods
http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/PriorNoticeofImportedFoods/default.htm

Registration of Food Facilities
http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/RegistrationofFoodFacilities/default.htm

Seafood Information and Resources
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/seafood1.html

Seafood HACCP
http://www.fda.gov/food/foodsafety/hazardanalysiscriticalcontrolpointshaccp/seafoodhaccp/default.htm

Dietary Supplements
http://www.fda.gov/Food/DietarySupplements/default.htm

Color Additives for Use in United States
http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/ColorAdditives/ColorAdditiveInventories/ucm115641.htm

Food Labeling
http://www.fda.gov/Food/LabelingNutrition/FoodLabelingGuidanceRegulatoryInformation/default.htm

Product Code Builder (for Foods)
http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/ImportProgram/ProductCodeBuilderforFoods/default.htm

Medical Device Imports

Device Classification
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/Overview/ClassifyYourDevice/default.htm

Device Registration and Listing
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/HowtoMarketYourDevice/RegistrationandListing/default.htm

Cosmetic Imports

Cosmetic Imports
http://www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/InternationalActivities/ImportsExports/CosmeticImports/default.htm

Import Surveillance Import Refusals Related to Cosmetics
http://www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/InternationalActivities/ImportsExports/CosmeticImports/ImportSurveillance/ucm169546.htm

Cosmetics Q&A
http://www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/CosmeticsQA/default.htm

Other Imports

Import Refusals
http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/ImportProgram/ImportRefusals/default.htm

Exports

A Basic Guide to Exporting – Shipping Your Product
http://www.unzco.com/basicguide/c10.html