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About My friends in the Global Consulting Program in the Ohio University College of Business are doing consulting projects in China, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, and Spain this summer. This guide will help them find the best … Continued
The D&B Country Risk Reports are a great resource for analyzing the risks of doing business in another country
About The Summer 2013 Business Cluster students are charged with choosing an apparel retail company to open in Beijing, China. Their end product is a “feasibility study which entails researching and analyzing the chosen company, industry, target market in Beijing, … Continued
Import Genius is an enormous data set covering the activities of companies involved in international trade. The company collects and organizes hundreds of millions of shipping manifests and customs records from government agencies and private companies around the world. Connect … Continued
If you’re looking to sell a product in an international market, it pays to have a good understanding of the international consumer market. Here is how to find consumer information for other countries using Consumer Lifestyle Reports in Passport GMID.
This video demonstrates how to find all sorts of business and economic information for Vietnam and gives an overview of how to find it in Pasport GMID. You can definitely use these search methods for other countries as well.
If you are researching how to do business in another country, you will want to analyze a country’s business environment and get an understanding of its risks and vulnerabilities. This video shows you how to find that information in Passport … Continued
Enterprise Surveys, a service of the World Bank, offers an enormous amount of data that is used benchmark the quality of the business and investment climate across countries.
If you are researching doing business in another country, the UHY guides offer information for over 60 countries, covering business environment, foreign investment, setting up a business, and more.
If you are looking for international business information, globalEDGE is a great place to start. It contains country insights, industry profiles, rankings, and much more.
Uniworld is an online directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries, and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States.
Tradestats Express is a great resource to use when you need to measure value of U.S. imports and exports. The database contains data back to 1989, and as recently as the previous economic quarter. The database can retrieve import/export values for specific industries by NAICS code, and allow for limiting by country as well.
If you’re looking to do business in another country, the Market Research Library contains more than 100,000 industry and country-specific market reports for countries around the world.
The Handbook of Country Risk is a great resource to consult when evaluating countries as potential international markets, as it provides economic and political information in a concise and easy-to-use format.
This video shows how to use Hoover’s Online to screen for a foreign company in a specific industry. This example assumes you want to find a company in Japan that would buy logs for use in their products.