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For Pennsylvania companies making everything from heavy vehicles and aerospace equipment to snowboards and candy, international markets are boosting the bottom line.But exporting goods and services across the globe can be daunting, especially for smaller companies. Of the more than 15,000 Pennsylvania companies that exported in 2013, 89 percent were small- and medium-sized companies with fewer than 500 employees.
“This year especially I anticipate questions about the oil and gas industry, which has been a very strong sector for Pennsylvania exports in the past, but has shown significant weakness in the last year as a result of low oil prices.”Once a company meets with an ATR, they are referred for follow-up to the REN partner in their region.Speed Dating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish Ha Torah.Speed dating, as two separate words, is often used as a generic term for similar events.Altogether, Pennsylvania’s 15 ATRs represent 51 countries., one 10 regional export network (REN) partners statewide, says typical questions include: “Is there potential for my product in your country? Are there product compliance regulations or government approvals required before importing my product?Can you assist me in finding a commission agent or distributor to import my product?