Tag Archives: International Trade

UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

The UK is participating at the World Expo 2015 in Milan from 1 May to 31 October. Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life is the core theme. It aims to highlight one of the most pressing challenges of our time – how to feed and sustain an expected rise in the world’s population to 9 billion by 2050. Continue reading

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Cutlery ‘must be Made in Sheffield’

Commons catering chiefs claim it costs too much to maintain silver cutlery and insist a new £17,000 stainless steel set – made in Vietnam or Taiwan – will not ‘compromise class or elegance’.

A report accepted by the Commons Administration Committee says the move will save £50,000 in costs including sharpening, burnishing, repair and replacement over the next five years.

But any switch to stainless steel should be to cutlery that is Made in Sheffield, angry manufacturers say. Continue reading

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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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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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Developing Britain’s Mittelstand

The German British Forum with Stirling Media presents the next GBF conference, a forum to meet peers, discuss ideas about training, funding and exports for mid-sized companies, and for UK companies to find routes to market in Germany. Continue reading

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The Russian Market and You

Attendees are welcome at this free event and will find out about the new Russia Eurasian Economic Union which came into force on 1st January 2015 and how it could open doors for your business. Continue reading

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