You have done your research and there is a market for your product or service in countries beyond ASEAN, or, there is room on the domestic market for the international product you would like to import. You have found a foreign distributor, or a supplier, and are ready to execute the trade. When it comes to trading goods and services internationally, there are a several important things to consider. Here is a snapshot of them:
Please consult the various trade support organisations and resources for additional guidance.
Check your detailed information about ASEAN Free Trade Agreements.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a free trade agreement between the Asia-Pacific nations of Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
Check your different areas of economic collaboration between ASEAN and China, Japan and Republic of Korea.
EU Free Trade Agreements with Singapore and Viet Nam.
Check the Free Trade Agreements Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore have with Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland
Check your product classification, tariffs, customs laws and regulations.
Market reports, guidelines, case studies and infographics explain how to do business in China.
Trade regulations and market information.
Rules of Origin Facilitator is the first comprehensive global online resource on tariffs, trade agreements and rules of origin designed with SMEs in mind. The tool enables you in a few clicks to find out import duties in foreign markets applicable to your product, available duty savings, detailed rules of origin, and certification procedures.
Please follow the links to find the embassy in your required country (note that embassies might not be in every country and you might need to refer to an embassy in a nearby country).
Please follow the links to find the relevant embassy closest to you.
Please follow the links to find the relevant foreign chamber of commerce in your country (please note that these chambers of commerce might not be in every country).
EuroCham is the representative of the European business interests and community in ASEAN.
Source of information about technical and practical issues relating to IP and IP management.
This part provides links to various ASEAN and international trade promotion agencies that focus on specific markets based on their geographic location or technological focus.
There are several comprehensive international events and trade fairs databases available, all with slightly different user functions, but a wide variety of international event to choose from. Many events are taking place virtually.