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The USA is structured as 50 states and 3 dependent territories.To enter the US market you must have a strategy and a marketing program. You may carry out market research on the Internet, you may pay professional companies to do it for you, or you may carry it out on your own. In the US market you have to think long term and be patient. High profits are unlikely due to tough competition. View items...
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"Textiles, apparel, gold, marble and steel are the leading export goods from Turkey into the U.S. Key members of these industries told Turk of America about the competitive environment. Where does the Turkish-American trade stand today, and what are our competitors doing?" View items...

The Secrets to Making Your Way in the Marble Market

By Hasan Kürşad Devecioğlu
Turkish firms are very visible in the US marble and natural stone markets. Home to almost half of the world's natural stone reserves, Turkey is an active player in the US market. In addition to the Turkish firms already established in the US, every year new Turkish firms attempt to find success in the market.

Zee Alwan & Zee Aflam Targeting the Arab Audiences in the USA

Image On January 19th, 2017 ZEE TV Americas held a press conference/community event in New Jersey for the launch of 2 New Networks - ZEE ALWAN & ZEE AFLAM targeting the Arab audiences in the USA. ZEE ALWAN is An Indian Drama & Entertainment Channel and ZEE AFLAM is A Bollywood Channel packaged in Arabic for the Arab community.  Currently there are over 500,000 Arab households in the United States representing a 91% increase since 1990 and the top cities with highest Arab-American population are New Jersey/New York, Detroit and Los Angeles. Also, Dish & Sling have the biggest base of Arabic subscribers and the biggest library of Arabic programming in the United States.

The Top Specialty Foods of 2016 Crowned by the Specialty Food Association

Image The Specialty Food Association announces the outstanding specialty foods of the year, winners of the prestigious 2016 sofi™ Awards. The 2016 sofi Awards winners include flavors of North Africa, Southern Italy, and virtually every region of the U.S. Pumpkin seeds, honey, and bacon make several appearances on the list of winners and finalists. The latest vegan darling, aquafaba, or chickpea water, made the list, as did chicken fat and coconut sugar.

Turkish Furniture Producers Have Big Plans for Exports to U.S.

Image ISTANBUL — The ISMOB Furniture Fair here Jan. 27-Feb. 1 highlighted a wide range of Turkish and international furniture styles and served as a coming out party of sorts for MOSFED, a recently formed furniture federation that brings together seven regional furniture associations.

Southern Idaho Attracts Nearly $800 Million in Food Company Investments in 10 Months

Image America’s most diverse food basket, Southern Idaho, has secured a record-setting seven projects in 10 months, including new investments from food giants Chobani, Monsanto, Clif Bar and Frulact Group as well as expansions of Glanbia Foods, McCain Foods and Calva/Brewster. These projects are expected to generate 5,000 new jobs (direct and indirect) with a combined investment of over $773 million, according to the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization.

Adana & Houston Partnercity Agreement

Image Texas Turkish American Chamber of Commerce (TTACC) facilitated a Partner City Agreement between the Metropolitan City of Adana and the City of Houston. Adana and Houston continued discussing this issue for some time which resulted in the partnership agreement. Adana Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Zihni Aldirmaz and Mayor Edward Gonzalez signed the agreement.

U.S. Chamber Announces Robust Effort to Advance U.S.-Turkey Economic Relationship

Image WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Turkey Business Initiative (USTBI) tonight welcomed Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu. Myron Brilliant, the Chamber’s executive vice president and head of International Affairs, joined Babacan and Hisarcıklıoğlu to celebrate the culmination of a three-day trip by a Turkish delegation to the U.S. spotlighting a renewed focus on the economic relationship between the two countries.
 

Social Security Announces New Online Services Available with A My Social Security Account

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Michael J. Astrue in 2010. AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the agency is expanding the services available with a my Social Security account, a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.  More than 60 million Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients can now access their benefit verification letter, payment history, and earnings record instantly using their online account.  Social Security beneficiaries also can change their address and start or change direct deposit information online.
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