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Selling to Taiwan – Overview and Tips

Selling to Taiwan – Overview Selling to Taiwan – Taiwan also known as Taipei or the Republic of China (ROC) is highly developed economy which is strategically located in the Asia Pacific region. It is a well-regulated market with strong IP protection. Taiwan is a stable economy in Asia and in 2017 it was ranked […]

China Sales Strategy & Tips to Sell into China

China Sales Strategy & Tips for Companies selling into China China Sales Strategy – China is becoming part of every company’s international sales strategy.  Over my 15 years of working with companies in China, I have found it very intriguing to see the pendulum swing from foreign companies wanting to source from China to now […]

Selling to India – Overview & Tips

Selling to India – Overview Selling to India – In 2020 India’s GDP is forecasted to be similar to the combined GDP of France, Germany & the UK (source Euromonitor International ).  According to a PWC report India is forecasted to overtake the USA and become the 2nd largest trading nation in the world by 2050 (source […]

Exporting to Nigeria – Useful Background Information

Exporting to Nigeria – Overview Exporting to Nigeria – Nigeria is the largest market and biggest oil producer in Africa. Oil accounts for 90% of Nigeria’s export revenues. More than 110 million Nigerians live below the poverty line. Nigeria plays an important leadership role in both West Africa and on the African continent. Nigeria is […]

Doing business in Thailand? Exporting To Thailand Tips

Exporting to Thailand – Overview Exporting to Thailand – Thailand is the second largest economy in the ASEAN trade block. Thailand is an export-dependent economy; it exported a total of $236 billion in 2017. It’s top ten export items were machinery including computers (17%), electrical equipment (14.4%), vehicles (12.1%), rubber (6.9%), gems (5.4%), plastics (5.4%), […]

Trading with Japan – Background Information & Tips

Overview of Japan Japan is the high-tech powerhouse economy of Asia. In 2017 it made up 6% of World Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (source: World Economic Forum). It is ranked as the 3rd largest economy in the world (source: the World Bank). Japan has a stable government, a strong rule of law and an effective […]

Selling into South Korea? Some useful Trade Information

South Korea (Republic of Korea) – Overview South Korea is celebrated for the fact that in just one generation it rose from one of the poorest countries in the world to one of the most advanced high-income countries in the world. Presently South Korea is ranked as the 11th largest economy in the world (source […]

Malaysia - A pro business economy

Review – Doing Business In Malaysia

Malaysia – Overview Since gaining independence in 1957, Malaysia has successfully diversified its economy from one that was initially agriculture and commodity-based, to one that now plays host to robust manufacturing and services sectors which have led it to becoming a leading exporter of electrical appliances, electronic parts and components. Malaysia is a stable economy […]

Qingdao Port to close in June 2018

Qingdao Port is expected to close from 2nd of June until the 15th of June. This is to facilitate the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will be hosted during that time in the city of Qingdao and around the Qingdao Port Area. SCO is a Eurasian economic, political and security organisation headquartered in […]

Exporting to Canada

Exporting to Canada? Tips to grow sales

Exporting to Canada – Overview Canada is a stable economy in North America and is constantly a top tier GDP economy (source Statistics Times). This offers excellent opportunities for those companies exporting to Canada. Canada has a stable government, strong rule of law and effective regulatory system. It is ranked by the World Bank in […]