Country Analysis: International Expansion
For the assignments in this course, you will be building on material in each unit. You will select a business that is currently operating in the country within which you reside, and you will report on different aspects of the business as you consider international expansion. Before choosing a particular business and country for expansion, it may be helpful to read the assignment requirements for the remaining units before beginning your assignment.For this unit, select a business that is currently operating in the country within which you reside. Then, go to the webpage The World Factbook to research and select a country for international expansion of business operations. Prepare a document that addresses the items listed below.
- Discuss your chosen business, and explain why it was chosen.
- Provide a historical timeline of the country into which you are expanding, including the country’s background, developments, and significant events.
- Discuss the location, size, and other demographic information in contrast to the country you currently occupy.
- Provide price differences that could occur with suppliers and the market price.
- Explain any challenges that you may face while expanding into the international marketplace.
Your assignment should be at least three pages in length. Use at least two outside, reputable sources as references to support your research. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment.