Once upon a time, small business expansion meant opening a new location in the next town over or pushing your sales force across state lines. That’s all changed, and today, America’s small business owners are increasingly looking to international trade to help them reach new customers in markets abroad.
We took stock of the value that selling globally brings to U.S. small businesses and how – for a sector that supports 41 million U.S. jobs – trade continues to be a major opportunity for growth on Main Street. Check out the numbers below.
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