Coface Economic Studies & Country Risks provide quick political and economic risk assessments for 160 nations. Regularly updated, they provide an estimate of the average credit risk on a country’s businesses … Continued
Tag: International Business
About Assessing an international market for the purpose of launching a new product, or expanding an existing brand or business, requires a lot of thought and research. Researchers need to understand the financial and economic forces and market indicators, as well as the political, legal, and sociocultural forces and issues in an area. Likewise, it … Continued
About My friends in the Global Consulting Program (GCP) in the Ohio University College of Business are doing consulting projects in France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, and Spain this summer, and Nicaragua this winter. This guide will help them find the best information in the area quickly and efficiently. Note: The class exercise for … Continued
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, and competition in order to generate financial projections, marketing plan, and management approaches.” The resources … 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 to: Import Genius (only works on campus computers, no off-campus access) Format: Subscription Database Access … 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 GMID.
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. … Continued
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. … Continued