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Vol. 1, No. 35, June 21, 1999

Pesticides and Food
It's summertime and the eating is easy--mouth-watering tomatoes, succulent strawberries, sweet corn, cool cucumbers. Worried about pesticides? Get the lowdown on EPA's online pesticides residue page.

E-Expo USA for Virtual Trade Shows
Is your company interested in increasing exports? Here's a website that allows you to exhibit your company's products and services without actually attending a trade show. E-Expo USA collects trade leads and international sales contacts and forwards them for follow-up. Your products and service information will stay online for 365 days --and the fee is small. Almost 500 companies are participating. E-EXPO USA is sponsored by Commerce's International Trade Administration.

Exporting to the 21st Century
Believe it or not, in this age of computers, most American exporters and their agents complete a federally-required "Shipper's Export Declaration" (SED) by hand. The SED is then hand-delivered by messenger to the cargo carrier and then to the U.S. Customs Service. Sounds like 19th Century technology to us! The U.S. Customs Service and the Foreign Trade Division of the Census Bureau have developed a free, voluntary, electronic filing program they hope will make exporters jump to join

USIA Website Wins Praise as Business Site
The Dow Jones Business Directory cites the US Information Agency's domestic homepage for its exceptional value to readers, especially business professionals.

In This Issue

Pesticides and Food


21st Century Exporting

USIA Website

Back Issues

Vol. 1, No. 34, June 14, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 33, June 7, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 32, May 31, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 31, May 24, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 30, May 17, 1999

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