Country: China

Although Chinese consumer confidence is increasing, firms must keep up with faster product iteration. Over half of the brands in the top 100 list for consumer products will fall out of the list in 10 years. While Chinese consumers have more money to spend, they also have more choices leading to greater competition between brands…. Read more

E-commerce (commerce conducted via the Internet) represents a paradigm shift in international trade. Technologies, processes, and ideas have always disrupted supply chains, logistics, marketing, and regulatory environments, however e-commerce, which emerged in the last few decades, is going further by transforming consumer behavior, blurring the laws behind economies of scale, and opening vast new markets… Read more

Country Overview: China

China, Asia

China ranks 3rd among U.S. export destinations and 2nd among Virginia export destinations. Some of the top opportunities for U.S. exporters in China include: Safety and Security Automotive Aviation Environmental Technology Construction and Green Building Marine Industries Medical Devices Oil and Gas

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China is a bustling business environment and a market with huge potential. It is essential, however, to enter the market with knowledge. This webinar provides an overview of various business models for conducting business in China contractually or through setting up an office. Topics include protecting intellectual property, cultural issues when doing business in China,… Read more

Localization and Translation


In this Going Global Tutorial, Blake Dozier of Ingenuiti discusses localization and translation.

Global Business Travel

When traveling to a foreign country, you may be required to obtain a business visa or travel visa. Visa requirements vary depending on the purpose of your trip, such as tourism, business, or employment, and the country you will be visiting. Work permit requirements also vary by country and trip purpose. It is often the… Read more

International Travel Tips

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When traveling for business overseas, there are visa and health requirements to consider, national holidays to avoid, trade events to schedule, and troubled areas to avoid. When planning a business trip abroad, the best place to start is with the local embassy or consulate of your destination country. Officials that work in embassies and consulates… Read more

Globe, Market Selection, Market Research, Travel

With approximately 200 countries in the world, how can your company decide where to export? This simple guide can help your company determine which international market is best for your products and services. Step 1: Screen – know your company and know your industry Step 2: Compare – market assessment checklist Step 3: Select –… Read more

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that Euclid Systems Corporation received the 2015 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The award was presented by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones at the Virginia Conference on World Trade in Norfolk. Euclid System Corporation, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, manufactures specialty… Read more