Indirect Export:- It includes occasional exporting, that is companies work through independent agencies to export their products. These intermediaries may be:-
Domestic Export Merchants:- Buys manufacturers products and sells them abroad.
Domestic Export Agent:- Seeks and negotiates foreign purchases and is paid a commission e.g. trading companies.
Cooperative Organizations:- Carries on exporting activities on behalf of several producers and is partly under their administrative control. Often used by producers of primary products – fruits, nuts.
Export Management Co.:-
It involves less investment since the company does not have to establish an export department or an overseas sales force of a set of foreign contacts.
It involves less risk as international marketing intermediaries bring know-how and services to the seller, he will make fever mistakes.