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October 2018

Trade Skills for the Global Business Professional

October 22 @ 8:00 AM - December 15 @ 5:00 PM
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Provides a detailed overview of the skills required for a career as a global business professional. Also designed as a preparatory course for those wishing to apply for the NASBITE CGBP designation. Event Information When: October 22 - December 15, 2018 Where: Online Time: Self-paced Registration: Contact Julie Samson, CGBP at jasamson@sbcc.edu. CGBPs that attend this event can submit 10 CEUs towards recertification. PLEASE NOTE: NASBITE International cannot answer any questions related to program content. If you have questions relating to…

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December 2018

$35.00

Doing Business in Guatemala

December 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Online,

The United States and Guatemala enjoy a growing trade relationship, which became even stronger after the entering into force of CAFTA-DR. Guatemala has the largest economy in Central America with a $75.61 billion GDP and an estimated 2.9% growth rate in 2017. U.S. goods exports to Guatemala reached $7 billion in 2017. U.S. products and services enjoy strong brand recognition in Guatemala where an estimated 200 U.S. firms have a presence in the market. The GoG continues to enhance competitiveness,…

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$35.00

Doing Business in Bolivia

December 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Online,

Bolivia has maintained the highest public investment (as a percentage of GDP) in South America over the past several years and intends to invest billions more before 2020 in roads, hydroelectric power plants, hospitals and airports. The Bolivian economy has grown by nearly five percent per year over the last decade. The Morales administration is prioritizing public investment in roads, hydroelectric power plants, hospitals and airports. The government is determined to shift its power generation from thermoelectric to hydroelectric and…

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January 2019

$35.00

Doing Business in Belize

January 22, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Online,

The United States remains Belize's lead trade partner, accounting for 37% of its total imports. U.S. exports to Belize reached $295 million in 2017, an increase of 10% from 2016 As the only English-speaking country in the region and popular tourist destination for U.S. travelers, growth in tourism will demand additional airline routes. Belize has a relatively skilled labor force and a higher cost of living than neighboring countries, resulting in an increased appetite for U.S. products. Belize is a…

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February 2019

$35.00

Doing Business in Panama

February 19, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Online,

The U.S. is Panama's most important trading partner, accounting for 30% of its total imports. Panama's dollar-based economy offers low inflation in comparison with neighboring countries and zero foreign risk exchange. Panama's Colon Free Zone, the second largest in the world, has become a vital trading and transshipment center serving the region and the rest of the world. The Trade Promotion Agreement between the U.S. and Panama continues to offer U.S. made goods a competitive advantage. In 2017, U.S. exports…

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