Corporate Overseas Expansion: Opportunities and Barriers

This report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) looks at the practical issues companies face when they start setting up operations in a foreign country. The report is based on a global survey and in-depth interviews. 

Companies that are setting up new businesses abroad are mostly concerned maintaining a good relationship with existing clients and ensure that the existing corporate culture is followed by employees at the new location. 


  • About this report
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Strategy and approach
  • Chapter 2: Operational challenges
  • Conclusion 

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