Tag Archives: International Trade

Focus on Canada

2016 will see the first ever trade mission headed up by the Master Cutler, organised by the International Trade Forum. This event will inform on the opportunities that exist for UK companies in Canada. Hosted by the Master Cutler, Craig … Continue reading

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UKTI Explore Export – Barnsley, 10th November

We have much pleasure in welcoming you to ExploreExport: Yorkshire & the Humber. This event brings together Market Specialists from across the world who are specialist in-country experts with the knowledge and expertise to assist you in either gaining your … Continue reading

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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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Top Rotherham exporters reveal secrets of their success

Three of Rotherham’s leading exporters are set to share their export journey, offer their insights and reveal their top tips for local businesses looking to break into international trade at an event organised by UKTI, the Sheffield City Region Local … 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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Insight Visit: The Netherlands – 8 – 10th September

In September of this year, Business Sheffield will be organising an Insight Export Visit in partnership with the Netherlands Business Support Office to provide aspiring exporters with first-hand experience and knowledge that will be easily transferable to other EU countries. … 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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Emerging Economy Infrastructure Investment hits $107.5bn

Worldbank data reveals that the top five counties with the highest investment commitments are Brazil, Turkey, Peru, Columbia and India are top. These five countries together attracted US$78 billion, representing 73 percent of the investment commitments in the developing world in 2014. Continue reading

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