We have delivered tailored market research and business matching solutions to thousands of companies over the past 20+ years to help them understand and enter the Southeast Asian market 

Examples of Market Entry Projects We Have Undertaken

Ontario Trade Mission to Thailand and Singapore

Orissa International organized a multi-country trade mission for a delegation of companies from the province of Ontario involved in the medical sector. The first phase of the trade mission was in Thailand where the in-country trade consultants organized meeting itineraries for the Ontario companies with local distributors and potential partners. The Thailand leg also served as a pre-trade mission to the Medical Fair Asia in Singapore, an international exhibition of hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical and rehabilitation equipment and supplies. During this event, Orissa International arranged business matching meetings for 6 companies from the medical sector in Ontario.

Report on the ICT Sector in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam

Orissa International delivered a report on the ICT sector in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand to an American state government export agency. The report provided an overview of 6 ICT segments: E-Health, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing/Data Centers, Enterprise Software, E-commerce and Interactive Digital Media, highlighting key trends, key players, and the latest market developments in each sub-sector in terms of government and private sector initiatives and projects.

US Full-Service Staffing Firm Plans to Enter the Philippines

Orissa International delivered a customized research report that will help a US-based full-service staffing firm determine which is the best form of company they should incorporate to be able to do business in the Philippines. Through the report, Orissa International’s in-country researchers provided answers to questions on incorporation of business, regulatory requirements, HR practices and labor laws, among others.

Orissa International Presents Business Opportunities in Indonesia to Singapore Companies

Orissa International Managing Director Mr. Sarath Menon presented promising opportunities and business practices in the Indonesian market to business owners and Chief Experience Officers in Singapore. As part of Enterprise’s Plug and Play Network, Orissa International provides customized market research and business matching services to Singapore SMEs expanding into Indonesia as well as into Malaysia and Philippine markets.

Italian Inkjet Manufacturer Eyes Thailand

Orissa International helped an Italian company providing industrial inkjet printers for the packaging sector to penetrate the Thai market. The project was implemented on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of Milan, and consisted of an initial phase of market research, followed by business matching. For the first phase, Orissa International evaluated the potential of the client’s products in Thailand by analyzing the performance of leading players in the market, considering trade flows, and conducting interviews with end-users and distributors in order to understand the perception of the brand in the market and the most important selling-points. The second phase saw the client discussing potential partnerships with eight local distributors.

Ontario Trade Mission to the Philippines and Singapore

Orissa International organized a multi-country trade mission for a delegation of companies from the province of Ontario, Canada involved in the water and wastewater sector. During the Philippine leg, which served as a pre-trade mission for the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2018, Orissa International worked together with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Services in Manila to organize B2B meetings with local distributors and service providers in the water and wastewater sector. While at SIWW, Orissa International arranged B2B meetings for Ontario companies with water utilities provider, wastewater treatment companies, water industry consultants, and environmental engineering companies.

Singapore Fashion Brand Meets Top Philippine Retailers

A Singapore brand of ladies’ shoes, handbags and accessories sought the help of Orissa International for franchise opportunities in the Philippines. Orissa International’s in-market trade representative then arranged 7 business matching meetings for the Singapore company with the leading retailers of luxury brands in the Philippines.

Orissa International Presents Opportunities in South East Asia to Ontario Companies

Orissa International’s trade representative travelled to Ontario, Canada to present market opportunities and challenges in South East Asia to Ontario companies. Our representative also had individual meetings with companies to discuss how Orissa International can assist them in their search for agents or distributors in the region. The companies that were met by our representative are in the sectors of Advanced Manufacturing (Aerospace, Automaton/Robotics), ICT, Cleantech, Life Science/Healthcare, Professional Services (Engineering, Architectural Design, etc.)

Market Research on DNA Testing in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines

Orissa International undertook a market research project for one of the largest private DNA testing laboratories in the US, whose products and services have been deployed in the investigation of crimes in the areas of property, sexual assault, homicide and missing persons. The company was looking to export their products and services to Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines, and needed to better understand these markets, and the viability of their products. Orissa International provided a report highlighting the different characteristics of these markets as well as the kind of opportunities they can offer for DNA testing, storage and management products and services, and listing the leading players and main potential partners.

Singapore and Malaysia Market Research for a US Pet Food Manufacturer

Orissa International delivered a market research for a leading US pet food manufacturer. The research covered trends, market drivers, statistics, challenges, outlook, and rules and regulations in importing pet foods into Malaysia and Singapore. The client was encouraged with the report and has decided to visit these markets to meet potential distributors and retailers.

Iowa Trade Mission to Malaysia and Indonesia

Orissa International organized Iowa’s trade mission to Malaysia and Indonesia wherein business matching meetings were arranged for an Iowa-based company looking to export their grain temperature monitoring and conditioning products and solutions to both markets. The company’s target customers are distributors and end users of these products and services such as grain facility owners and companies that provide technical expertise to the agricultural storage and warehousing sectors.

UK Waterproofing Solutions Company Targets Thailand

Orissa International arranged business matching meetings in Thailand for a UK-based provider of waterproofing and surfacing solutions. Orissa International identified potential business partners, prequalified them and organized a schedule of meeting with those companies. The UK company met with 9 potential partners during their in-market visit to Thailand.