Country Overview: Indonesia

Indonesia, Jakarta, Southeast Asia

Indonesia ranks 35th among U.S. export destinations and 22nd among Virginia export destinations. Some of the top opportunities for U.S. exporters in Indonesia include: Medical Equipment and Supplies Education and Training Franchises Aviation Electrical Power Systems Telecommunications Defense Equipment

Indonesia, Southeast Asia

Indonesia is forecast to grow its defense spending and defense procurement. The data used in this report is sourced from Avascent’s Global Platforms and Systems tool, which identifies and forecasts defense procurement in the U.S. and abroad. Click here to read the full report. Regional security concerns drive naval modernization, with a heavy focus on littoral operations and undersea… Read more

Circuit Board, Technology, Data, Power Line, Electricity, Information Technology

Virginia is an industry hub of cyber security companies. With the increase in cyber-attacks on the private sector and government agencies around the world, there are great opportunities for Virginia’s cyber security firms to export their products, services and technology, to governments in different countries. Cyber security is the new wave in the defense industry,… 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

Aerospace, Travel, Transportation, Airplane

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 several Virginia companies anticipate business success following participation in the 2015 Southeast Asia Trade Mission that took place October 26-30, 2015. VEDP led the Virginia delegation that included Cask LLC; ComSonics, Inc.; MarkLogic Corporation; Northland Forest Products; Pixia Corp; and Trex Company, Inc. The countries visited… Read more