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International Business

Tax traps, benefits boggles and career chances–these and other snarls of foreign postings can be handled. But forget to pack a three-month supply of peanut butter and Count Chocula, and the glamour of an overseas job assignment goes to hell ...

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International Business

You know the television commercial: A man on vacation in some exotic locale turns to his wife as they prepare for a day of sightseeing and says something like, “Gee, honey, maybe I shouldn’t have eaten that unidentifiable delicacy last ...

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International Business

U.S. business travelers to Canada soon could be slipping through the border at a quicker pace, thanks to proposed changes to ease border controls between the two countries. Earlier this year, the two governments agreed to explore ways of improving ...

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International Business

EXPORTERS (Ranked by value of goods exported in 1994) #1 Eastman Kodak Co. 343 State St. Rochester, N.Y. 14650 Value of Goods Exported(1) in 1994 (000): $2,600,000 Value of Goods Exported(1) in 1993 (000): 2,240,000 Percent Total Annual Sales Exported: ...

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International Business

A wealth of international business resources can be found on the Internet’s World Wide Web. Here’s a sampling of what is available: –http://www.ita.doc.gov/: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration lists information on dozens of countries and industries worldwide. ...

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ACCOUNTING Chapman, Collins, Agostinelli & Shaw P.C. 1100 Midtown Tower Rochester, N.Y. 14604 232-2060 Fax: 454-7389 Contact: Donald Chapman CPA Coopers & Lybrand 2 State St., Suite 1000 Rochester, N.Y. 14614 263-7200 Fax: 263-7260 Contact: Gerald Shanahan Daitz, Rice, Gillette ...

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DISTRIBUTION AIMM Inc. 1857 Blossom Road Rochester, N.Y. 14625 586-9100 Fax: 586-2360 Contact: James Dawson Associated Customhouse Brokers Inc. 1099 Jay St., Building 5C Rochester, N.Y. 14611 436-3490 Fax: 436-4205 Contact: Don Wager, Linda Anderson, Michael Chaba Clark Moving & ...

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Egypt Commercial Section 2232 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20008 202-265-9111 Fax: 202-328-4517 El Salvador Commercial Section 2308 California St. NW Washington, D.C. 20008 202-265-9671 Fax: 202-328-0563 Estonia Chancery 630 Fifth Ave., Suite 2415 New York, N.Y. 10111 212-247-7634 Fax: ...

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REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE Century 21 Home Spirit l2510 Chili Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14624 247-7700 Fax: 247-4952 Contacts: Robert Malone, Jean Herrera Livingston County Economic Development Office 6 Court St., Room 306 Geneseo, N.Y. 14454 243-7124 Fax: 243-7126 Contact: Patrick Rountree ...

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GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, FEDERAL Agency for International Development Center for Trade & Investment Services 800-872-4348 Agriculture, Department of Foreign Agricultural Services AgPort Connections 202-720-7103 Commerce, Department of 111 East Ave., Suite 220 Rochester, N.Y. 14604 263-6480 325-6505 Contact: William Freiert Trade ...

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Rising exports
shrink trade gap

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September, marking the second straight monthly decline. The trade deficit totaled $8.35 billion, down from $8.36 billion in August. Exports reached to a record $67.24 billion, rising 1.6 percent. Imports also grew, however, climbing ...

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Complex rules cover H-1B
visas for foreigners

Employers considering foreign nationals for jobs often ask about the qualifications needed by professional, technical or specialty workers, as well as the procedures and timing for obtaining the necessary temporary visa. In the last two or three years, H-1B visas ...

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International Business

The Clinton administration has launched trade reforms on several fronts, from export licensing to automated customs procedures, with an eye toward smoothing the road for U.S. exporters. But so far the trickle-down effect from these reforms, especially for small and ...

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International Business

When Englishman Christopher Carter, president of Champion Moving & Storage Inc., first moved to the United States 20 years ago, it took him awhile to get used to what he perceived as Americans’ less formal approach to social calls. In ...

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40 Under Forty

In compiling this inaugural supplement for the Rochester Business Journal 40 Under Forty awards, we were struck by the magnitude of the talent and philanthropic commitment packed into 12 pages of honorees. These are people with full careers and busy ...

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