Africa is rising in economic terms. According to the African Development Bank (2014), “African economies have sustained unprecedented rates of growth, driven mainly by strong domestic demand, improved macroeconomic management, a growing middle class, and increased political stability.” Since the start of the new millennium, Africa’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been rising by… Read more
This report examines the international healthcare sector and identifies opportunities for Virginia’s defense-related companies. The report focuses on five healthcare markets: Australia, Canada, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.
In partnership with Old Dominion University, this report presents overviews of the top 10 markets for maritime defense exports by Virginia defense contractors. Top 10 Export Markets for Virginia’s Maritime Industry: 1 Japan View Summary Download Report 2 Australia View Summary Download Report 3 United Kingdom View Summary Download Report 4 South Korea View Summary Download… Read more
Bob Armstrong of Eastern Virginia Medical School presents opportunities for Virginia companies in the international healthcare sector. Countries of focus include Australia, Canada, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Michael Stankosky of ExMG and the World Bank presents opportunities for Virginia companies in the critical infrastructure sector in Africa.
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
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