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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 […]

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 […]

Selling into Singapore? Useful Tips and Information

Overview of Singapore Singapore is a stable economy in Asia and is constantly is a top tier of GDP economy (source Statistics Times), This offers fantastic opportunities for those companies selling into Singapore. Singapore has a stable government, strong rule of law and effective regulatory system. It is ranked by the World Bank as the second […]

Review – Doing Business In Mexico

Overview of Mexico By 2020 Mexico is widely projected to be a top 10 economy. (Source Euromonitor International ).  Mexico is expected to be the 6th largest trading nation in the world by 2050. Mexico is a politically stable country with prudent management of its economy. It has a population of 125 million with 46% […]

Are you Buying from China? Production Disrupted across China

The Chinese government has launched environmental inspections which have halted factory production across making key raw materials industries such as plastics, chemicals & steel. This has caused a knock on effect on other industries. The sweeping inspections were ordered in October 2016 in response to the to the smog crisis in north China, where the […]

How China’s New 2016 Five year Plan may Affect Your Business

(This is the second part of my article on China’s Economic Woes)                   China’s current five year plan will end in 2015 and its new five year plan will commence in 2016. The current plan has been primarily focused on the following areas: Containing the massive debt […]

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Why Source from Bulgaria for Upholstered and Flatpack Furniture

  Bulgaria Furniture – With consumers now preferring low to mid-priced items from planted forests as opposed to high end products made from rare woods, there has become a massive demand for finding new producer countries for these products coupled with efficient supply chain solutions. So have you thought of Bulgaria? This article is a […]