Meetings with distributors, manufacturing agents, representatives, and direct customers
Meetings with suppliers; quality and import price assessments
Analysis of trade and commercial practices; studies of the legal, technological, and political context and competitive environment; consumer profiles; opportunity and threat analysis
Analysis of existing distribution channels; missions requiring specialized technical knowledge; sale of high-tech products and services; technology watch
Strategic alliances (e.g., joint ventures, franchising, manufacturing licenses, co-production), search for legal, tax, or other partners, etc.
Analysis of the four components of marketing (price, product, promotion, distribution), market entry strategies
Import/export logistics plans (customs duties, warehousing alternatives, packaging regulations, shipping and insurance costs, etc.)