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What Are "Escrow Services" and How Can It Help My Business?

By definition, an escrow service reduces the potential risk of fraud by acting as a trusted third party that collects, holds and disburses funds according to exporter and importer instructions. Here's how it works: the importer sends the agreed amount to the escrow service.

 

In April 2012, Professor David Wyld, Robert Maurin Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana University, wrote an article titled "Securing the Transaction: The Advantages of Using Online Escrow Services Versus Letters of Credit in International Trade." In that article, Professor Wyld predicts that with the use of escrow services "we will see a growth in exporting (and importing) activities around the globe."

International Vehicle Measuring Opportunity: 2013 Ford Ranger T6 and 2012 Hilux

SEMA, in partnership with the US Department of Commerce, has brought a 2013 Ford Ranger T6 and a 2012 Toyota Hilux to the US. The vehicles are being sold throughout the world but not in the US or Canada. SEMA's International Vehicle Measuring Program makes available difficult-to-access vehicles so that members can measure them in order to create export-ready product.

SEMA Russia Business Development Tour - Exhibitor Information

U.S. Manufacturers: Sell Your Products in Russia

Meet one-on-one with top buyers from throughout the country.

The turnkey package includes: 

  • Premium Hotel Accommodations
  • Meals
  • Networking Events
  • Meet one-on-one with top buyers in the Russian market.
  • Interpreters
  • Airfare NOT Included

SEMA Russia Business Development Tour Registration

(Registration for the 2015 SEMA Russia Business Development Program will open in December 2014)

“SEMA Announces ‘Good Morning SEMA’ on Friday of the Show”

Date: 
Nov 8 2013 7:30am - 9:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Las Vegas Convention Center
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Do you need a great reason to get up early on Friday am of the SEMA Show? Well, we have a great event for all of those individuals who give their time to SEMA and are sleep deprived – “Good Morning SEMA – A Volunteer Orientation Breakfast."

Do you need a great reason to get up early on Friday am of the SEMA Show? Well, we have a great event for all of those individuals who give their time to SEMA and are sleep deprived – “Good Morning SEMA – A Volunteer Orientation Breakfast.” Our panel of experienced SEMA volunteers will share their experiences as BOD and Select Committee members, and answer your questions about being more engaged as a volunteer. Click on the button below to RSVP today!

Examining Russia's Growing Specialty-Equipment Market

SEMA News recently traveled to Moscow to take a look at the center of the specialty-equipment market in the world’s largest country in terms of area (more than 6.6 million square miles).

Members OnlyVehicle Make & Model Data For Russia, Ukraine and Selected Eastern European Countries 2005-2011: Czech, Republic Hungary, Poland

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Included are the top selling cars, pickups and SUVs from 2005-2011. Source: SEMA calculations from IHS data.

This content is for SEMA Members only.

This content is for SEMA Members only.

Members OnlyVehicle Make and Model Data For Selected Middle East and African Countries 2005-2011: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

About this product:

Included are the top selling cars, pickups and SUVs from 2005-2011. Source: SEMA calculations from IHS data.

This content is for SEMA Members only.

This content is for SEMA Members only.

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