Finding the right market and buyer for your product is the key to exporting success. This one-of-a-kind service offers custom packages designed to each exporter’s needs.
Market Builder provides flexible, customized research to help your company uncover new potential in international markets. It has two components: Market Scan and Rep Finder, which can be purchased together or separately.
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Market Scan provides initial, in-depth market research services for a specific product, including:
Countries Served: Indonesia
Mr. Kafi Kurnia, is the Managing Director of Peka Consult,Inc – one of the most sophisticated and integrated Food/Marketing/Branding/ Distribution/Retailing consultant firm in Indonesia. Kafi has over 20 years experience in providing consultancy services for Indonesian Blue Chip Corporation and State Owned Corporation. During the last 20 years, Kafi Kurnia had worked on numerous projects on retail industry and agriculture marketing, ranging from research, in-store promotions, retail technology and up-to retail marketing. His passion is food, art and music. He is an activist for “slow lifestyle” in Indonesia. His view and thought in Marketing and Consumer Behavior had been praised by many media publications as being easy to follow and inspirational. His collections of article in “Jakarta-Jakarta” and GATRA Magazine had been published into 4 best seller books in the last 5 years. The Peka Consult,Inc partial client list included Food Export – Midwest and Food Export – Northeast, Indonesian Central Bank, Pertamina, Bank Bukopin, Integra, Medco Group, Pear Bureau Northwest, Indofood, Yellow Pages, Continental, Sunkist, BCA, Sun Maid, Washington Apple, California Table Grape, Nestle, Red Bull, and Haagen Dazs. His radio talkshow, “KAFI’S BREAK” is the largest syndicated radio show in Indonesia, broadcasted live to 10 major cities all around Indonesia. He has more than 500,000 loyal listeners every week. Since 1997, he is also the Managing Director for Interbrand in Indonesia. Interbrand is a brand consultant company – part of Omnicom Group in USA
Countries Served: Vietnam
Mr. Francis Lee has represented several U.S. cooperators in Vietnam, including the California Table Grape Commission and the Washington Apple Commission. In 2007, he began representing Food Export – Midwest and Food Export – Northeast. His work in the market includes merchandising, in-store promotions, trade shows and product expansion. He works with importers, wholesalers, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, caterers, manufacturers and retailers.
Countries Served: Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
Mr. Richard Lieu established Lieu Marketing Associates in the 1980’s. Based in Singapore, he had been travelling to the other Southeast Asian countries regularly since the late 1970’s on behalf of clients and has many years of experience in sales and marketing of FMCG and food related products, having held senior management positions in many multi-national companies. Since incorporating LMA, Richard Lieu has gained invaluable years of experience in the TEA, MPP and currently MAP programs through representing US co-operator and trade groups in the development and execution of activities adhering to MAP guidelines. These programs include GBI, EMP and QSP.
Rep Finder provides the opportunity for direct meetings between your company and a select group of targeted importers. These opportunities include:
Top U.S. products in demand:
Participants in 2019 Market Builder Reported:
You may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on:
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