Services that Provide Market Research

e-Market Express
International Company Profile

International Video Conferencing

International Market Research

Platinum Key Service

Show Time

International Company Profile

Need Faster Credit Checks on International Partners?

International Company Profiles provide you with background reports on companies in a large array of countries. Our worldwide network of trade specialists can analyze the overall strength of a company and provide useful information collected from our industry contacts, local press, and other sources. These reports are required by many export financing organizations.

We Provide:

  • A detailed background report on a prospective sales representative or partner in 10 days or less.
  • A listing of the company's senior management.
  • Banking and other financial information about the company.
  • Our insight on whether the prospective partner can meet your needs.
  • Our opinion as to the strength of the company versus its competitors.
  • Our insight into the strength of the industry in your target market.
  • International Partner Search Want to increase your sales through distributors and other strategic partners?

International Video Conferencing

On a fee for service basis we can arrange for video conferencing at a number of cities worldwide.

Leads, intelligence, and assistance in the development of specific major projects

International Market Research

Market Research from A to Z?

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, increase your sales with the world's best market research

With 1,800 trade specialist located in more than 260 cities in the U.S. and around the world, the U.S. Commercial Service has some of the most comprehensive and up-to-date information about international markets and the export potential for your products and services. Much of it is available on our web site. Put the power of this information to work for you.

Benefit from overviews on "doing business in more than 120 countries. These guides provide valuable, authoritative insights on the following:

  • Economic and political environment
  • Leading sectors for U.S. exports
  • Investment climate
  • Trade regulations
  • Key government and private sector contracts

Get information on more than 100 different industries including:

  • An overview of the industry
  • Major industrial trends and potential growth
  • An analysis of the end-users
  • An analysis of the competition

Take advantage of more than 5,800 timely reports/alerts each year on:

  • Economic developments
  • New regulations and taxes
  • Upcoming purchases and projects
  • Currency and interest rate fluctuations

We also offer customized research that provides answers to your questions on:

  • Market size
  • Market trends
  • Prospective buyers and partners
  • Competitors
  • Promotion strategies
  • Sales channels
  • Market entry strategies

e-Market Express

The e-Market Express is a monthly bulletin that contains an up-to-date listing of market research, trade leads and events generated by the world-wide network of the U.S. Commercial Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This bulletin was developed at the request of U.S. companies in order to provide a single point of entry to the most recent and relevant industry market research and event information created by our overseas staff.

Platinum Key Service

Want to Expand Your Business In International Markets?

The Platinum Key Service offers you comprehensive, customized ways to achieve your business goals through long-term (typically six months to one year) sustained support. Whether yours is a small, medium, or large business, we can tailor the Platinum Key to your needs. Commercial Service officers and specialists are ready to work with you to identify your requirements and develop a plan to achieve your objectives.

Our Commercial Officers and Market Sector Specialists Can Offer You:

  • Insights on the best markets for your products and services
  • Assistance in developing business partnerships
  • Effective market entry and sales strategies to achieve your company's objectives
  • On-going leads and insights on specific industry sectors and business opportunities
  • Regular updates and analysis to keep abreast of change in market developments
  • Help in understanding and resolving regulatory and product standards issues
  • Advice on potential market entry barriers, duties, tariffs, and quotas
  • Support and assistance in identifying and winning government contracts
  • Leads, intelligence, and assistance in the development of specific major projects

Show Time

Showtime is a service designed to help U.S. companies identify additional high-potential markets for their products while attending major Trade Shows. Showtime allows our clients to leverage their participation at a major trade event by meeting with Commercial Service Trade Advisor's from various countries to receive one-on-one counseling sessions on exporting to these markets.