Perform Due Diligence
When considering a new market or buyer/partner, take time to conduct due diligence. It could help you avoid costly obstacles. Investigate the political, economic and financial conditions of the market. Carefully select partners and buyers to ensure a successful and profitable relationship.
Resources for Performing Due Diligence
Country Commercial Guides (CCGs) provide you with a comprehensive guide to doing business in another country. You'll learn about the political and economic environment, market opportunities, and other factors that can affect exporting. Choose a country and get the CCG.
Our industry specialists overseas can analyze your product/service’s potential in a targeted market through their connections with key industry participants. Learn about potential markets.
Need a background check on a foreign company? We provide in-depth or basic background check information on a specific foreign company to help determine its suitability as a potential business partner. Order your ICP.
The Consolidated Screening List (CSL) is a list of parties for which the U.S. Government maintains restrictions on certain exports, reexports or transfers of items. The list combines multiple export screening lists of the U.S. Departments of Commerce, State and the Treasury. You can use it conduct electronic screens of potential parties to regulated transactions. Search the Consolidated Screening List.