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Recent Event

The Impact of International Trade and Investment on South Carolina: Implications for Small and Medium-Sized Firms in the Era of Coronavirus

Part of COVID-19: Managerial Insights: Supporting Businesses During an Uncertain Time series

Monday, June 15, at 3 p.m.

Gerald McDermott , Professor of International Business in the Sonoco International Business Department and the Folks Center for International Business, will be leading the discussion. Key topics include:

  • The impact of changing international trade and investment in South Carolina, with an emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); 84% of exporters are SMEs
  • How S.C. firms can improve their international competitiveness and take advantage of their international ties during these uncertain times

Watch the live Zoom Q&A.
View the full series.

Recent News

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Past Events


International Strategy in an Era of Trade Uncertainty forum

The Moore School's Folks Center for International Business held the International Strategy in an Era of Trade Uncertainty forum for business and industry leaders to address international trade trends.

The forum focused on recent shifts in the global trading sphere and the subsequent impact on U.S. trade policy and practices.

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Watch the video.

Mitchell Orenstein

Renowned Russian scholar discusses Russia's political influence

The Moore School's Folks Center for International Business hosted a debate with Mitchell Orenstein, a Russian and East European Studies professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Learn more about the Mitchell Orenstein discussion.

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