Northland Global - Making the Possible Probable. Providing information, resources and other assistance for international business to companies and individuals in Clay County, Missouri.

Key Steps to Succeed in Global Business

A basic overview of suggested steps to achieve success in international business. More detail is available for each step on the linked pages.

Import or export
Define products or services
 Market Research
Determine your country
Cultural understanding
• Financial homework
Establish price
Find a customer

Another, outstanding source is the Department of Commerce's Web site ( which even features an online export questionnaire that will rate a company's export readiness.

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For additional information, contact the Clay County Economic Development Council, 7001 N Locust ST, Gladstone MO 64118
Phone: (816) 468-4989 • Fax (816) 587-1996 •

The information on this Web site is provided as a convenience to Clay County business owners and others interested in international trade. The Clay County Economic Development Council in no way warrants or guarantees this information, but offers it as helpful suggestions and links to specialists in the areas of global business.