If respondent made sales outside the United States in the last three years.
7. About how many years have you been selling to customers outside the U.S.?
|1||Two years or less||11|
|2||3 - 5 years||21|
|3||6 - 10 years||22|
|4||11 - 20 years||26|
|5||21 - 30 years||11|
|6||> 30 years||8|
Notes: Small manufacturers who export have been selling to customers abroad a median of 7 - 8 years with just 11 percent starting in the last two years (Q#7).