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How to research a foreign market for exports.
Last Updated: Sep 3, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About This Guide

This guide will help you select an export market by examining:

Potential target markets 

Tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade

Country risk indicators



Getting Started is the U.S. government portal for information about exporting from the U.S.  On their website you will find two excellent sources for researchers:

Basic Guide to Exporting

Book with 17 downloadable chapters covering all aspects of establishing export markets.

Start with Chapter 2: Developing an Export Strategy

Step-by-Step Approach to Market Research

A brief guide that outlines:

  • How to find portential markets
  • How to analyze target markets

I have a Product for Export

Want to identify countries that are new or growth markets for your product?  Use the reports in one of these government websites:


I have a Trading Partner

Looking for the best products to export to a particular country?

Country Trade Sourcebook
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Identify promising industry sectors in any country with this annual guide designed for U.S. exporters. Profiles of the trade situation in countries around the world feature a list of the top 10 U.S. exports.

Trade Trends

Reports from the United States International Trade Commission -

Help for Exporters

Many agencies of the U.S. government provide assistance for exporters.

    U.S. Commercial Service offers market research, trade leads and other services to U.S. exporters. Find export information by country.
    Portal for all types of export assistance from over 19 U.S. government agencies. Search by industry for market research and trade leads.

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