Africa and the Middle East
Australia and New Zealand
Central and South America and the Caribbean
Panamanians are consuming more of both convenience foods and health foods, creating opportunities in both segments.
Wisconsin manufacturers can supply equipment to the world's eight-largest food market.
A rising need for food that can be eaten on the go is creating opportunities for Wisconsin food product exporters.
The country's diversity creates opportunities for exporting a broad range of foods, and the UAE also re-exports food elsewhere within the region.
Wisconsin companies can help meet the demand for food processing machinery and food imports.
Wisconsin dairy producers can help bridge the gap.
Wisconsin companies wishing to enter the market must understand cultural norms and consumer preferences.
By understanding current trends, Wisconsin companies can meet the needs of Japanese consumers.
Wisconsin suppliers of food processing equipment, as well as providers of production, processing, packaging, technology, storage, logistics and retail, will find opportunities in the market.
The strong growth of the overall economy is creating demand for imported products.
Growth is being driven by increased sales by online retailers and convenience stores.
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As consumers' tastes shift and prepared meals become more popular, Wisconsin companies can capture a piece of the market.
Wisconsin companies can provide agricultural technology to support the current focus on efficiency, cost savings and sustainability.
Wisconsin companies can act as suppliers for retailers' private label products.
Germany is home to more than 150 international trade fairs that attract up to 170,000 exhibitors and up to 10 million visitors annually.
Pharmaceuticals, travel and tourism, automotive parts, packaging and food processing equipment, printing and graphics, safety and security equipment, and renewable energy are the most promising industries for this growing market.
In particular, South Korean consumers are interested in dairy products and baked goods from abroad.
Despite the sanctions currently in place, opportunities exist to supply products not subject to sanctions, such as tea, coffee, wine, beer, spirits, baked goods and candy.
China's demand for imported food is increasing, and there is hope that tensions can be resolved so U.S. exports can help meet this demand.
The country is seeking to become more self-sufficient in its food supply, and Wisconsin firms can provide the agricultural technology to help.
Bean-to-bar companies require specialized equipment that Wisconsin makers may be able to provide.
Wisconsin exports of agricultural products are a good fit for this market, since Jamaica imports products that cannot be grown domestically because of the climate.
By staying abreast of trends in consumer demand, Wisconsin companies can benefit from the growth of this market.
Hospitals and other health care facilities have room for improvement in the food they serve to patients, and Wisconsin companies can be part of the solution.
China's retaliatory tariffs will affect several important categories of Wisconsin exports.
Wisconsin companies can connect with Nicaraguan customers and distributors at the Americas Food and Beverage Show in Miami in October.
Wisconsin companies can contribute ingredients, formulations, or final products to take advantage of this growth.
Opportunities about for Wisconsin companies, as long as they keep in mind consumer trends in the market.
Wisconsin companies can supply food for domestic consumption as well as distribution to other markets.
Rising consumption of both convenience and health foods provides opportunities for exporters.
The market has grown 71 percent in seven years, with particular growth in premium teas.
Even though the country exports in all these categories, its imports in the same categories are significant, and Wisconsin companies can supply some of these imports.
Wisconsin companies can contribute ingredients, formulations, or final products to take advantage of this growth.
The industry continues to grow rapidly, driven primarily by pharmaceuticals, foods and beverages, and provides opportunities for Wisconsin companies.
Wisconsin companies should be aware of trends in the Canadian e-commerce market, which is growing rapidly.
Though small, the market can serve as an entry point into southeastern Europe, and products such as grains, snap peas, maple syrup, ginseng and cranberries are particularly needed.
Although two large global companies still dominate the market, artisan and craft beers are booming, and imports have risen 78 percent in the last decade.
100 percent foreign direct investment is allowed, with both the quick service and fine dining segments presenting opportunities.
The currency's strong performance relative to the dollar means China's demand for U.S. imports is likely to increase.
After scandals involving bird flu, pesticide, and Hepatitis E contamination, South Korea is increasingly looking to imported sources of eggs and sausage.
Agriculture and information technology are two particular areas of opportunity.
The country is looking to both increase imports and expand its domestic production, and Wisconsin companies can play a role in both.
The three sectors were identified in a Comprehensive Economic Dialogue recently held in Washington.
The sector remains a leading employer in rural areas, but climate change and competition from imports, among other factors, are causing agricultural productivity to suffer, creating opportunities for Wisconsin companies' expertise.
Mexico does not produce enough milk to meet domestic demand, leading it to import powdered milk to bridge the gap; demand is also strong for other types of dairy products.
The two countries are relaxing restrictions on trade of beef, chicken, liquefied natural gas, and financial services, among other categories.
Greece imports significant amounts of meat, grains, dairy, seafood, fruits and vegetables, creating opportunities for Wisconsin companies.;
As the economy emerges from a three-year recession, opportunities exist for Wisconsin companies in the energy, agriculture, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors, among others.
Demographic and cultural trends have led to increased demand, and companies in the industry are working to come up with healthier options.
Opportunities for Wisconsin exporters
The sector is expected to increase production rapidly in 2017, creating opportunities for Wisconsin suppliers of equipment and other products that support agriculture.
Growth in the Muslim population has created opportunities for companies that understand the cultural factors involved in marketing to this group.
Although sharia prohibits Muslims from purchasing and consuming alcohol, 85 percent of UAE residents are expats.
Industrial machinery, medical equipment and food are key sectors of opportunity for Wisconsin companies in this market.
Demand for desserts is rising, while the supply of key ingredients has dropped.
Business-friendly changes in sectors including health care and education spell opportunity for Wisconsin companies.
Given its own strength in organic production, Wisconsin is well positioned to benefit from the growing popularity of organics in Canada.
Although the country's agricultural sector is developing, it cannot supply food at a rate fast enough to satisfy demand among a growing middle class.
Loblaws' President's Choice brand is highly regarded by Canadians, and Wisconsin food exporters may benefit from selling to the store chain.
Advanced manufacturing; food and agribusiness; medical technologies and pharmaceuticals; mining equipment, technology and services; and oil, gas and energy have been identified as the priority sectors.
Agriculture is playing an important role in the growth of India’s economy. Over 58 percent of rural households depend on agriculture as their principal means of livelihood. The agriculture and allied sectors contribute 16 percent to the Indian GDP. India is the world’s largest producer of spices, pulses, milk, tea, cashews and jute, and the second largest producer of wheat, rice, fruits and vegetables, sugarcane, cotton and oilseeds.
The world’s top location for trade shows, Germany hosts about 150 international trade fairs a year, attracting up to 170,000 exhibitors and up to 10 million visitors annually. These visitors and exhibitors spend $13.4 billion annually, boosting economic output by $26.2 billion.
The Canadian market provides an exciting opportunity for American craft brewers and suppliers. The growing popularity of craft beers in Canada has dramatically increased the number of small-scale, independently owned breweries. Canada now has the sixth-largest number of craft brewers of any country in the world. This growing consumer demand favors variety of taste and the higher-quality ingredients in both local and imported brands. The growth of industry imports in the past five years is expected to continue at an annualized rate of 5.2 percent to $962.7 million by 2021.
Australia’s department store and supermarket industries are worth a combined $91 billion ($120 billion Australian), and are forecast to grow further. The supermarket and grocery industry alone is expected to grow to $87 billion ($115 billion Australian) by 2020-21, creating significant opportunities for Wisconsin exporters of products suited to the supermarket and grocery store sectors.
South Africa's Western Cape province serves as an example of a strong agricultural region that will benefit from food processing technology. Almost all of Africa's food processing machinery is imported, presenting a strong opportunity for Wisconsin exports in that sector. In the Western Cape, agriculture is one of the most important sectors, and involves all the various activities that link the entire value chain from the farm/forest/fishery to the consumer. This includes inputs, production, processing, marketing and distribution of agricultural, forestry and fishing products.
The Russian government has moderated the embargo conditions placed on products imported from the U.S., Canada, Australia, the EU countries, Ukraine and several other European countries. According to a ruling published on the official site of the Russian Legal Information Service, the ban has been lifted on poultry meat, frozen beef, and dried and frozen vegetables used in the production of baby food. Importers will have to prove that products entering Russia are intended for children’s consumption. The Ministry of Agriculture has been tasked with developing a method for authenticating these deliveries. It will also determine the acceptable volumes of the imported products that are no longer affected by the ban.
Ten Chinese ministries including the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Environment Protection and the Ministry of Commerce recently issued joint guidelines on promoting green consumption, aiming to encourage green consumption, protect the environment and boost sustainable development.
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“Global Challenges, Smart Solutions” is the theme of the Netherlands delegation at Hannover Messe 2016. Dutch technology companies will show their pragmatic, inventive and strong interdisciplinary approach and their international cooperation toward solving challenges in water technology, energy, health care and food production.
India’s finance minister unveiled the national budget for fiscal year 2016-17 last month, calling for total expenditures of $295 billion—$82 billion in planned expenditures and $213 billion in unplanned expenditures. Find key highlights in this post.