We are your partner for growth in Asia

Our North America Desk provides on the ground support to US and Canadian companies looking to expand their operations in Asia

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Dezan Shira & Associates has been assisting North American businesses formulate market entry strategies, set up operations and maintain compliance in Asia for over 25 years.

As a full-service, FDI advisory firm, we understand the unique challenges your business may face when expanding into a foreign market or operating in one, and thus deliver conscientious support throughout the project lifestyle. Arranged as we are in offices throughout Asia, we pride ourselves on responsive communication between departments, offices and clients.

When even minor mistakes can cost a foreign invested enterprise down the road, our experts are committed to providing our North American clients with their in-depth familiarity of the Asian investment landscape and their wealth of experience in finding the right solutions for unique business problems.

Regular Business Updates

Make informed decisions regarding your investments in Asia by following Asia Briefing. Underpinned by our expertise and on-the-ground experience in Asia, our dedicated editorial team regularly publishes business intelligence articles, reports and detailed guides to keep you up-to-date and informed.

Asia Briefing content is available for syndication, we regularly partner with respected organizations such as US government agencies to provide their audience with resources to remain updated in the region. Contact our team to discuss syndication.

Our Services

Our North American clients access Asian markets through one or a combination of our services in:

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Our Clients

Our North American clients are primarily mid-market companies, privately-owned enterprises, multinational corporations and subsidiaries of larger, publicly-listed companies. They come from these and other industries:

  • Automotive
  • Information technology
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGO)
  • Entertainment and sports
  • Professional services
  • Environment and cleantech
  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Healthcare
  • Trade and E-commerce

Talk to one of our experts today about establishing a presence or managing your business in an Asian marketplace.

Our Team

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Our Desk also produces monthly Business Updates on the most recent business news and events in Asia that are specifically drafted and preselected for US bussines to leverage. Subscribe to receive regular updates about your target business environments in Asia, invitations to special topic events, and more.

Partners of North American Desk

We partner with organisations across the world to give us a truly global presence. Discover our region’s key partners above.

Our collection of Asia resources at your fingertips

Asiapedia is a collection of resources based on what we have learned about doing business in Asia. It’s the product of more than 300 team members collaborating across 28 offices in Asia, Europe, and North America.


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