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
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Singaporean Energy Association Connects with International Organizations in Indonesia
Orissa International provided customized business matching services in Indonesia to a non-government and non-profit energy association based in Singapore. The association provides a common platform for companies in the sustainable energy sector to meet, discuss, collaborate and undertake viable projects together. Over the years, the association has developed a repository of knowledge in the sustainable energy sector. It is exploring collaboration opportunities for organizing seminars and training sessions for policy makers and private companies. We assisted the client to have extensive discussions with nine major stakeholders in the renewable energy sector in Indonesia, including foreign development agencies, multilateral development finance institutions and Indonesian government officials responsible for implementing internationally funded projects in the country.
Market Study on Environment and Water Technologies in Vietnam
We delivered an in-depth market study on the environment and water technologies sector in Vietnam for EU Business Avenues. The EU Business Avenues in South East Asia program is an initiative funded by the European Union to help European companies establish business collaborations in the region through matchmaking and business support services. The reports covered fresh water supply, wastewater treatment, air pollution and municipal and industrial solid waste management and recycling. We also provided an overview of environmental protection regulations in each country, identified opportunities for European firms and laid out different market entry pathways.
US Private University Meets Potential Partners in Malaysia
A private university in the US approached Orissa International for assistance to connect them with local higher educational institutions and student recruitment agencies in Malaysia in order to explore collaboration and opportunities involving student exchange programs in the country. We arranged a total of six meetings for the client with higher educational institutions and student recruitment agents.
Report on Over-the-Counter Pharmaceuticals Market in Vietnam
Orissa International delivered a report to a Philippine client on the market for chlorhexidine-based antiseptic products in Vietnam. The report provided an overview of the healthcare system and distribution pathways for over the counter (OTC) pharmaceutical products in the target market. We also profiled local and foreign companies selling chlorhexidine containing hand sanitizers and other products in Vietnam. The report also covered regulatory procedures and went on to present an assessment of market opportunities and challenges for the client.
Report on Regulatory Environment for Aquaculture Products in Indonesia
Orissa International prepared a report on product regulations in Indonesia for an American provider of biotechnology solutions for the agriculture and aquaculture industries. Our Indonesian team accessed relevant regulatory documents in Bahasa Indonesia and also contacted the regulatory authority to obtain clarifications and fill in gaps in the information obtained from the documents. A report was prepared covering the process, requirements, timeline and cost of applications for import permits and product registration for fish feed additives. The report also provided information on the in-country testing requirements for import and sale of the feed additives in the Indonesian market and answered specific questions asked by the client on testing methodology.
Database of Executive Training Providers and Institutions in Malaysia
Orissa International assisted a foreign mission in Malaysia in developing a database of training providers and institutions offering executive development programs in the country. We identified and profiled 21 high-end training providers and institutions in Malaysia and contacted them for evaluating their interest in partnering with a Canada-based peer. Through this engagement, the client not only obtained contact details and profiles of relevant Malaysian training organizations, but also gained a better understanding of the local demand and areas of interest, insights that it can share with the training providers and institutions in Canada.
Market Study on Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vietnam
Orissa International conducted a market study on the potential for the products of a Singapore-based Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) manufacturer in Vietnam. Our in-country analysts looked at the overall traditional medicine sector and the positioning of TCM products. They also interviewed retailers and distributors to understand market trends and identify suitable distribution channels. In addition, the report provided information on the regulatory classification of the client's products and the registration procedure and requirements for selling in the Vietnam market.
Market Research on Contract Manufacturing Services for Beverages in Vietnam
The client is a leading Singapore-based manufacturer of fruit juice concentrates and cordials, and coffee premixes. The company operates in the B2B market, supplying its products in bulk to food stalls, restaurants, hotels and event venues. It also offers OEM and ODM beverage manufacturing services to meet the customized requirements of restaurants and for supermarkets looking to develop house brand products. The client is seeking market entry into Vietnam for a market research and business matching project. The market study covered the beverage retail sector, focusing on market trends and the prevalence of house brands in supermarket chains. It also analyzed the food service sector and looked at beverage manufacturers in Vietnam from the perspective of potential competitors, as well as partners. Detailed information was provided on product registration and labeling requirements and import tariffs. The market research is being followed up with the arrangement of business meetings for the client with distributors of food products and ingredients to the food service and beverage manufacturing sectors.
Canadian Companies Participate in the Singapore Airshow
Orissa International arranged a total of 57 one-on-one meetings for eight Canadian companies from the province of Ontario who were exhibiting at the Singapore Airshow 2020. The Ontario companies offer a diverse range of aerospace sector products and services, including aviation cybersecurity software and hardware platforms, construction of gas turbine engine test facilities and turnkey aircraft modification services for special mission applications such as ISR (Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). We set up onsite meetings at the event, as well as offsite meetings with distributors and different end-users, such as airlines, MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) players in Singapore, airframe manufacturers and government agencies.
US-based Global Medical Products Company Explores Malaysia
Orissa International assisted a US-based manufacturer and distributor of patented therapies for scar management, advanced wound care, post-procedure bruising and swelling, skin care and surgical solutions in their goal of connecting with potential distributors in Malaysia. We identified potential distributors and partners, prequalified them and connected those companies to our client via email. The distributors that we contacted were involved in selling medical, aesthetic, and skin care products. They also represent several aesthetic brands and have established relationships with pharmacies and drug stores and medical specialists such as plastic and cosmetic surgeons, dermatologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, orthopedic surgeons and burn centers.
US-based Distillery Company Takes Interest in Thailand
Orissa International assisted a single malt whiskey distiller based in the US in identifying potential buyers in Thailand. The client aims to ship their whiskey in bulk for mixing or bottling in the Thailand market. We identified whiskey manufacturers in the market that import whiskey in bulk or are engaged in local mixing/bottling of whiskey and then we introduced our client to them via emails.
Mapping the Automotive Manufacturing Supply Chain in Thailand and Vietnam
Orissa International delivered customized in-depth studies of the automotive manufacturing industries in Thailand and Vietnam to a tier-2 automotive component supplier from Michigan in the US. The report prepared using a combination of desktop research and interviews with market players covered general industry trends and insights and analyzed the supply chain. The focus was on interior systems including seating, instrument panels, overhead and floor consoles and door panels; and vision systems such as mirror assemblies, back-up cameras and sensors. We identified automotive OEMs and tier-1 suppliers with local manufacturing operations who could be potential customers for the client. The report also provided an overview of the competitive landscape by profiling relevant tier-2 suppliers in the two countries.