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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 […]

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 […]

Exporting to Hong Kong

Selling to Hong Kong? – Some updates

Hong Kong – Overview Selling to Hong Kong is very easy as it has a duty free port and it can serve as an excellent location for conducting trade into China and Asia. Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China. However is it is not considered to be part of China in a […]

Selling into China? Updates on China Trade Information

Overview of China Trade China Trade will soon become a keystone of any companies international strategic sales review. Despite slower-than-expected economic growth, China remains the main engine of the global economy. Today anyone who is involved in international business cannot avoid trading with China. China is predicted to overtake the USA to become the largest […]

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 […]

**Importing Tips** – How to protect Your Supplier Data

Your company has invested a lot of resources into developing foreign suppliers for its products in countries such as China so that it can gain a competitive sales advantage over its rivals. If you’ve ever imported anything, you will most likely have heard of a document called the “Bill of Lading”. The “Bill of Lading” […]