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UKTI – Not Difficult, Just Different: 5 Steps to Exporting Seminar

The free event at Fusion@Magna in Rotherham on October 15 is for entrepreneurs looking to take their first step in exports, for businesses wanting to get top tips on expanding overseas operations or for anyone wanting to meet valuable contacts who can share their expertise and global networks. Continue reading

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EU and Vietnam reach agreement on free trade deal

Following a telephone conversation this morning between EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, all issues of substance have been agreed on, and both sides have reached a mutually beneficial and balanced … Continue reading

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UKTI appoints new Chief Executive

Dr Catherine Raines will become Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) from  7th  September 2015, following current Chief Executive Dominic Jermey’s appointment to a new priority position as Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) International Counter-Extremism Coordinator. Currently Minister … Continue reading

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EEN – Market Visit to Germany

EEN Midlands is taking UK businesses on a market visit to Germany 14-18 September. The trade delegation will visit Munich, Karlsruhe, Saarbrucken and Krefeld and will have the opportunity to meet key contacts to develop business relationships with German companies. Continue reading

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German for Enterprise project supports Yorkshire exports

Businesses in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Humber with trade connections in Germany or Austria, or those companies keen to expand into the German market, are invited to work with our students on a language-business project: German for Enterprise. Germany is the UK’s second biggest trading partner so this is a prime opportunity for Sheffield students to get acquainted with the UK’s export drive, and for local businesses to get the edge in doing business with German-speaking companies.

The content of the project is based around the unique business needs of the participating companies. Selected businesses team up with our Year 4 students with the full support of the university’s language experts as well as our Sheffield University Enterprise Unit.
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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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