Strategy & Research 

A well planned business strategy is a necessity when entering new and dynamic markets such as China. LTI helps its clients determine the best way to enter or grow their business in China. The core to successful business expansion is in understanding the market. From broad and comprehensive market reports on industry sectors, to detailed due diligence on potential partners, LTI provides the background necessary to confidently grow business in China.

LTI has strong market research and economic and trade policy analysis capabilities, as well as access to a wide network of key government and industry contacts, with in-depth understanding of China’s cultural, political, economic, and social issues.

Business Strategy

For companies facing trade and investment market access challenges, LTI can assist in determining the best way to enter or grow business in China. LTI can provide advice and assistance on finding distributors and partners, as well as assist in setting up your own office in China, from simple representative offices to a wholly owned foreign enterprise. LTI can also provide guidance on regulatory issues to ensure your business is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Market Research

LTI has developed and successfully used market research techniques in preparing reports for a wide range of clients across industry sectors. These reports have addressed trade compliance, business strategy and the Chinese market from various angles.

LTI utilizes the global trade experience and bilingual capabilities of its staff in carrying out research in China and other countries in the Asia Pacific region. This research combines online research in Chinese, English, German and French with on the ground field research conducted throughout Asia to provide the most accurate and detailed research available.

All of LTI’s research is tailored to fit your particular request and ranges from providing information on specific market entry and access issues to full industry sector analysis. LTI specializes in identifying regulatory and policy barriers that may restrict your market entry or expansion in Asia and providing practical strategic solutions to turning those impediments into business advantages. Following is a list of industry sectors in which LTI has conducted research:

  • Aerospace: avionics, aircraft structures, and aircraft engines;
  • Agriculture: almonds, apples, barley, beef, corn, dairy, ginseng, pears, pork, potatoes, poultry, rice, sorghum, soybean, and wheat;
  • Equipment: machine tools and material production and processing equipment;
  • Inspection and testing equipment: thermal imaging and other non-destructive test equipment;
  • IT/Telecom: encryption, semiconductors, and software;
  • Materials: carbon and para-aramid fibers and fabrics.