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The aim of this subject is to provide an introduction to the concepts, principles and practice of exporting and importing goods. The subject is arranged in 12 modules. It starts by examining classical and modern theories of international trade. Marketing is an essential element of export practice and therefore a significant portion of this subject is devoted to market selection, market entry strategies, and product pricing decisions. In addition, this subject considers the role of logistics in value adding of products. A major area of concern for traders is the finance and payment for traded goods. This subject explores the mechanisms which facilitate modern-day trade within the international regulatory framework. Finally, the subject examines the common procedures and documentation involved in exporting and importing.