Tag Archives: Export

BIS issues guidance on Greece for businesses

As a result of the temporary capital controls introduced by Greece, it is possible that you may experience delays in receiving payments originating from Greece. Greek companies may experience problems making payments and deliveries. Continue reading

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Export Control: Licencing Performance Dashboard

Under the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Export Control Organisation (ECO) promotes global security through strategic export controls, facilitating responsible exports. They aim to help exporters sell their goods responsibly within the law.

The ECO provide a regularly updated web page to give you a snapshot of current performance against targets, and also how they are doing on a country-by-country basis. The page also provides guidance on export licence applications and various links to additional services to support export development. It’s a useful tool for potential and existing exporters. Continue reading

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Northern Powerhouse Mission to Singapore and Malaysia

The new Northern Powerhouse initiative supports sector based trade and investment missions for companies across the North of England. South East Asia represents amazing opportunities for UK business. It’s a strategic region, where economic growth and development is expected to exceed the global average for the foreseeable future.

Delegates are invited to join the Northern Powerhouse business mission to Singapore and Malaysia, which will focus on Manufacturing, Business & Professional Services, Infrastructure (Sports), Education and Value Added sectors, and offer great opportunities for Northern companies to gain insights into two of South East Asia’s most vibrant markets. Continue reading

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Sport Tech Match 2015

The Chambers of Commerce, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Enterprise Europe Network Netherlands and co-organizers invite you to the SportTechMatch 2015, an international matchmaking event that will be organised on 3 July 2015 in the wake of the start of the Tour de France (‘Grand Départ’) in Utrecht, the Netherlands (4-5 July 2015).
The Tour de France is the biggest annual sports event in the world and it combines tradition with the latest innovations in several areas.
The SportTechMatch will comprise the TOURlab and SportTechMatch business meetings. The intention will be to establish international partnerships between companies, especially small and mediumsized enterprises, and between companies, researchers and technologists. Continue reading

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Focus on Gulf States

Saudi Arabia and the UAE

What opportunities exist for UK companies?

The event will provide focus on developing business in Saudi Arabia and the UAE covering the following areas:-

◾Overview of the region
◾Approach to Market Entry: One region or individual countries
◾Key Sectors & Opportunities
◾Finding New Partners
◾Support Available
◾Practicalities in Doing Business
◾High Value Opportunities
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Meet and Build – The Overseas Business Network – South East Asia

You are invited once again this time to our 5th in the series of the Meet & Build Overseas Business Network Initiative events hosting here in Sheffield. Continue reading

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Focus on China

The Chinese economy has grown at just under 10 per cent a year for 32 years, overtaking Japan in 2010 to become the world’s 2nd largest economy. According to the OECD, China is projected to overtake the US in 2016 (in PPP terms). Continue reading

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Exporting to Brazil

At this Exporting to Brazil event you will hear from guest speaker Paul Eadie MBE who will provide information on exporting to Brazil. Paul ran a successful family business until its takeover in 1991 after 26 years during which he helped to transform it into a public Company. In 1994 he became the DTI Export Promoter for Brazil and in the millennium Honours list was awarded an MBE for services to exports to Brazil. Continue reading

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EU Retail Volume on the Up!

Figures released on the 4 February 2015 by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union show that Retail volume in December 2014 are up by 0.3% in comparison to November 2014. No surprise there I hear you say, after all Christmas was just around the corner. Continue reading

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Managing Agents and Distributors

This UKTI masterclass workshop will explain how to find the right overseas partners, keep them motivated, and manage potential problems that may arise. Continue reading

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