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Foreign markets databases

When you are looking abroad to expand your business, you may find it helpful to learn more about the country you intend to sell your products or services. The rules and regulations, the economic climate or sectors with potential for the future. Consult one of our databases and find out more.

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

This database offers country commerce reports with information on the local rules and regulations on investing and doing business in close to 50 countries. Dutch enterprises registered as a small and medium-sized company can get access to these reports by filling out an application form. After two working days, you will receive an email with login details for the database.

International Trade Centre (ITC)

This database offers data on trade flows and trade figures of goods and services, both import and export related. The information in this database is open only to enterprises based in the Netherlands. Please, fill out the application form to get access to the database. After two working days, you will receive an email with login details for the database. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is ITC-database TradeMap licensee.

Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI)

CBI offers information on various fields in the European Union intending to stimulate the import from developing countries. CBI publishes market information and EU regulations, and you will find reports on various industries, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Food
  • Electronics
  • Medial industry
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Machines and equipment
  • Textiles.

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

GTAI is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. GTAI promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.