international business

Brits Debate Brexit as Austin Moves Forward

Ask Fred Schmidt what he thinks about Brexit, the June 23 referendum on whether Britain should continue as part of the European Union, and he doesn’t hesitate: “Linking the EU and U.S. economies with TTIP [the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership] is where the future lies, said Schmidt, and entrepreneur
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3 Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business during the Holy Month of Ramadan

For most government organizations and government linked companies, time for Muslim prayer will have a bearing on meeting time. In addition, during the fasting month of Ramadan, they tend to dislike a meeting in the afternoon.                 ~Executive, Malaysian Airlines Do you think your business calendar and
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JETRO: Your Business Partner for Japan

Is your company looking to stake a claim in the world’s third largest economy? Japan enjoys political and economic stability, provides strong IP protection, and has well-developed transportation and communications infrastructures. Japanese consumers are sophisticated, demand high-quality goods, and have a per
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