Customized Market Research answers questions about an overseas market including market trends and size, customary distribution and promotion practices, market entry requirements, regulations, product standards and registration, key competitors and potential agents, distributors, or strategic partners.
Rural America’s Intelligence Service for Exporters (RAISE) helps rural businesses identify new markets, find industry-specific market intelligence, or identify potential business partners in a country. RAISE reports provide businesses with actionable market intelligence through access to high-quality subscription data tools, coupled with the on-the-ground knowledge of U.S. Commercial Service staff located in the U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the globe.
The Initial Market Check is an initial assessment of the market potential of a product or service in a targeted market. The service gauges the potential of a specific product or service in a market by gathering feedback from up to five industry participants and provides recommendations on whether to pursue the target market.
The International Partner Search provides U.S. firms with a list of up to five agents, distributors and partners that have expressed an interest in your product or service.
The International Partner Search Plus Virtual Introductions provides U.S. firms with a list of up to five agents, distributors and partners that have expressed an interest in your product or service, and includes virtual introductions via teleconference to the identified contacts.
Our eCommerce Innovation Lab Provides U.S. exporters with tools/resources to explore and leverage eCommerce channels.
Creating a cross-border ecommerce digital strategy for your business is an important step towards leveraging your website as a customer acquisition tool. Find out if your company is ready to sell online with our Digital Readiness Quiz.
If you’d like an evaluation of your business’s website from international marketing and sales perspective, the Website Globalization Review Gap Analysis service provides a technical and strategic assessment of your ecommerce sales channel efforts.
The International Company Profile - Full provides U.S. companies with in-depth background check information on a specific foreign company to help determine its suitability as a potential business partner. The service includes interviews with principals/references.
The International Company Profile - Partial provides U.S. companies with basic background check information on a specific foreign company based on publicly available information to help determine its suitability as a potential business partner.
The Single Company Promotion provides U.S. companies with promotional services to help increase the awareness of their product/service in a specific market. The promotion may consist of targeted direct mail or e-mail campaigns.
Featured U.S. Exporters Listing provides U.S. companies with an opportunity to enhance their international marketing efforts through improved search engine optimization. A listing on the directory of an overseas CS office’s local website gives U.S. exporters targeted overseas exposure to more effectively help them find foreign business partners in specific local markets. It allows local importers to find U.S. exporters interested in exporting to a specific local foreign market.
Business Service Provider - a listing of U.S. and foreign business service providers that offer export/investment assistance, such as consultants, lawyers, freight forwarders, etc. The fee is paid for by the business service provider to be listed on ITA websites.
Virtual Fair Events - provide a group of U.S. entities within certain industry sectors with an opportunity to promote their products/services to potential partners live via a webinar platform coordinated through CS.
Official Letter - helps U.S. companies comply with local regulatory requirements that must be followed to conduct business in certain foreign countries (i.e. Colombia, and Thailand).
Virtual Introduction - provides U.S. companies with a virtual introduction via conference call or email to a foreign buyer/partner that they have pre-identified.
Join live briefings with global trade professionals and industry experts without ever leaving your office, including the opportunity to raise your own questions and to hear what is on the minds of other businesses. Webinar participants learn how to start or increase international sales and get valuable information on countries and industries of interest. Many of our webinars focus on practical topics such as export planning and strategy, and required documentation and regulations.
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