VAGTC offers Trade Financing Tools Workshop

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Local companies can learn how to increase international exports while managing the associated risks at a workshop presented by Grand Valley State University's Van Andel Global Trade Center and sponsored by MiBiz.

Topics include:
• Updates on new financing programs to help boost exports
• Incoterms (International Commercial Terms)
• Options for reducing financial risks through international credit reports

• International Finance Reporting

The event will be held Thursday, October 22, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. in the Grand Valley State University Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, 301 Michigan Street NE. The cost for the workshop is $100 for VAGTC members, and $225 for non-members. To register online, visit www.vagtc.org/trainings. For more information, contact the Van Andel Global Trade Center at (616) 331-6811.