exporting exporting  /ɪk ˈspɔr tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country

Usage(s):

  • The Prime Minister "will tell the President that we have a policy of not exporting water, and that, I guess, will be it.

News

  1. Survey: Small Businesses Are Exporting More

    More small businesses are exporting today than three years ago, according to a 2013 Small Business Exporting Survey by the National Small Business Association and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Journal of Commerce Online

  2. Man Gets 3 Years for Exporting SC Goods to Iran

    A North Charleston businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison for illegally exporting goods to Iran.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WLTX-TV Columbia

  3. New Survey on Exporting Shows Small Business Export Growth

    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Small Business Association (NSBA) and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA) today released the 2013 Small Business Exporting Survey. Among the key findings: more small businesses are exporting today than just three years ago; and there has been a marked increase among non-exporters who said ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We have reached an agreement that will allow the United States to begin exporting our poultry products to Russia once again," Obama said during a joint press conference.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. For his part, John McCain said that Obama wants to "sit down and negotiate with a government exporting most lethal devices used against soldiers. He wants to sit down face-to-face with a government that is very clear about developing nuclear...
    on May 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

  3. "The Revolutionary Guards have been the actors exporting trouble in the region," said Fallon. "If they intend to increase tension or ratchet up the level of confrontation, these are the guys who are going to do it. The Iranian navy has been...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Adm William Fallon Source: FOXNews

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