Cotton, as an ingredient in shirtings, suitings, and curtain material can be globally marketed as natural and fashionable. Table 7. However, the fact remains that without the right export strategy you cannot become a prominent leader in the industry and all the rest of your market entry efforts will be wasted.
Ways to concentrate include concentrating on geographic areas, reducing operational variety more standard products or making the organisational form more appropriate. The specialist authors have drawn from their experience and from the learning gained from respected works used in their personal development to enable you to: Understand basic quality concepts and cost benefits of quality; Be aware of the need to understand the technical requirements of the product in the export market and methods to demonstrate conformity to these technical requirements; Practice good and basic quality control for remaining competitive in the export market.
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Taking account of cultural, economic and political differences is a must when dealing with different markets.
Kenya took advantage of: a increased health consciousness, increased affluence and foreign travel of West European consumers; b improved technologies and distribution arrangements for fresh products in Western Europe; c the emergence of large immigrant populations in several European countries: d programmes of diversification by agricultural export countries and e increased uplift facilities and cold store technologies between Europe and Kenya.
This lay in its ability for continuance of supply, better quality and Kenyan knowledge of the European immigrant population. Usually contracts for no more than one year are concluded, however, if for longer life spans, provisions are included to handle exchange ratio fluctuations when world prices change.
Control, or the lack of it, is a major problem which often results in decisions on pricing, certification and promotion being in the hands of others. At the end of the day, you want even your current competitors to think that what you do is unique. This is certainly the case with the former Soviet bloc.