Export market research

Last updated: 17 October 2018

If you're planning to export it's important to research the markets you want to trade in.

When you're doing research make sure you're accessing the most up-to-date publications and data. Look for:

Help finding information

You can get help with country-specific research from the Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS)

You can also ask Highlands and Islands Enterprise for overseas market support if your business is based in that region.

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise's market research team can help you find out about:

  • market trends
  • customer behaviours and demographics
  • your competitors
  • credit rating checks
  • industry trends and forecasts
  • supplier databases

They can create a report based on your business needs within 5 days.