Steve’s published book, What You Need To Know To Go Global: A Guide To International Trade Transactions, is an indispensable guide for businesses seeking to expand their markets internationally.
“What You Need To Know To Go Global is a terrific book! Any SME wanting to compete in world markets should read What You Need To Know To Go Global written by an extremely knowledgeable expert with a lifetime of hands-on experience.”
Senior Scholar, Wilson Center and author of
Globalization and America’s Trade Agreements.
“For any business that wants to go global – any sized business, and that includes small businesses, i.e. art shops, jewelers, clothing designers, and any other trades. This one book will help you.
And….there is no other book like it in the world…written by a lawyer who lived in more places than anyone can name, helping companies – large and small, men and women – accomplish the impossible.
What you need to know to go global: A Guide to International Trade Transactions, by Stephen Creskoff, published by Archway.
I can’t begin to tell you how important this book is, and the wealth of information and tips it contains. Creskoff spent 40 years in 50 countries “living ” this book and every word it contains. A rare and oh-so-needed treat! I am so excited by this book.
Additionally, he is a great speaker.”
Review by P.M.H. Atwater, L.H.D. Dr. Atwater is an internationally acclaimed researcher on near-death phenomenon, an author of over 15 books and frequent speaker at international conferences.
“Global book – global thinking. I was privileged to work with the author of ‘What You Need To Know To Go Global’ Stephen Creskoff side by side in Kazakhstan and Russia, and this opportunity to hold his book in my hands is truly exciting. The book features Steve’s invaluable experience in international consulting and trade. Numerous real-life examples together with conceptualizing summaries and conclusions are both striking and persuasive. They provide you with hands-on, practical tips, yet a global perspective.
The book is so well-structured and easy-to-navigate that you can start reading almost from any page to locate answers to your particular questions without losing overall comprehension. The summing up ‘takeaway’ sections at the end of each chapter are a great tool to keep you on track.
Chapter 9 The Author’s Journal deserves very special attention. I couldn’t help reading and recalling recognizable situations and characters.
Overall, it’s a great guide that very few live consultants could compete with. Surely, it will become my bible and ‘first aid’ in my work as a lawyer of an international retailer.”
“I thoroughly enjoyed every part of What You Need To Know To Go Global. Rarely does a writing of this nature touch on all the pertinent aspects of a subject. I was re-educated on the topic of the history of international trade and transportation and I was entertained by the author’s many observations of working in so many different environs. This should become the “Trading 101” book for anyone entering the international arena and it should also be a handy reference to anyone who is currently engaged in international trade and transportation.”
Vice President, Global Development
Roanoke Group Inc.
“Steve Creskoff’s book fills a big gap in the available books on this subject. It is very practical and the stories based on his work and experience place the issues in context and allow the reader to understand the “how” and “why” not just the “what”. Chapter 9 alone is worth the price of the entire book.
The value provided in this book is worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars in consulting fees. The reader gets the benefit of the author’s years of global experience for the price of the book, a real bargain.
I especially like chapters 2 and 3, just the sort of practical advice that many with international ambitions need.”
Global Trade & Custom Journal and
Partner, Chair, International Trade Group
Crowell & Moring LLP
Steve’s recent articles and research publications include:
- Creskoff, Stephen. “Why Prompt Adoption and Implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement is Important”. America’s Trade Policy. (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, October 7, 2014).
- Creskoff, Stephen and Robert Kielbas. “Improving Trade Facilitation in Developing Countries: the Role of Affordable Customs Guarantees”. Global Trade and Customs Journal (vol. 8, issue 10, 2013).
- Creskoff, Stephen and Kielbas, Robert. “Improving Trade Facilitation – The Use of Insurance Based Customs Guarantees: The Experience of Jordan.” (UNCTAD Transport Newsletter, 2nd quarter 2013.
- Creskoff, Stephen and Gashi, Petrit, “Tariffs as an Instrument of Trade Policy: The Unique Case of Kosovo”. Global Trade and Customs Journal (vol. 8, issue 5, 2013).
- USAID, “From Aid to Trade: Delivering Results: A Cross-Country Evaluation of USAID Trade Capacity Building”. (USAID November 24, 2010) (lead trade advisor).
- Creskoff, Stephen and Peter Walkenhorst. “Implications of WTO Disciplines for Special Economic Zones in Developing Countries”. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 4892 (April 2009).
- Creskoff, Stephen. “The WTO Trade Facilitation Negotiations: It’s Time to Agree on Basic Principles”. Global Trade and Customs Journal (vol. 3, issue 5, 2008).
- Creskoff, Stephen. “Trade Facilitation: an Often Overlooked Engine of Trade Expansion”. Global Trade and Customs Journal (vol. 3, issue 1, 2008).
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