Export Planning

Customise your Open to Export

    Edit Filters Close
    • Topics
    • Countries
    • Sectors
    • Finance
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Contracts
      • Credit Facilities
      • Currency Exchange
      • Equity
      • Grants
      • Insurance & Risk
      • Loans
      • Payments
      • Purchasing
    • Getting Started
    • Legislation & Regulation
    • Market Research
    • Operations
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Administration
      • Business Development
      • Employees
      • Management
      • Premises
      • Production
    • Product Development
    • Sales & Marketing
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Advertising
      • Direct Selling
      • E-commerce
      • Marketing Agents
      • Promotion
      • Trade Fairs
    • Transport & Logistics
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Distribution
      • Export Packing
      • Freight Forwarding
      • Materials Management
      • Warehousing
    • Winning Global Contracts
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Bidding & Tendering
      • Consortia & Partnerships
      • High Value Opportunities
      • Major Sporting Events
    • Africa
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Algeria
      • Angola
      • Benin
      • Botswana
      • Cameroon
      • Egypt
      • Ethiopia
      • Gabon
      • Ghana
      • Guinea
      • Ivory Coast
      • Kenya
      • Libya
      • Mauritius
      • Morocco
      • Mozambique
      • Nigeria
      • Rwanda
      • Senegal
      • Seychelles
      • Sierra Leone
      • South Africa
      • South Sudan
      • Sudan
      • Tanzania
      • The Gambia
      • Togo
      • Tunisia
      • Uganda
      • Zambia
      • Zimbabwe
    • Americas
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Antigua and Barbuda
      • Argentina
      • Bahamas
      • Barbados
      • Belize
      • Bermuda
      • Bolivia
      • Brazil
      • British Virgin Islands
      • Canada
      • Cayman Islands
      • Chile
      • Colombia
      • Costa Rica
      • Cuba
      • Dominica
      • Dominican Republic
      • Ecuador
      • Falkland Islands
      • Guyana
      • Haiti
      • Jamaica
      • Mexico
      • Panama
      • Paraguay
      • Peru
      • Puerto Rico
      • St Lucia
      • Trinidad and Tobago
      • United States
      • Uruguay
      • Venezuela
    • Asia Pacific
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Afghanistan
      • Bahrain
      • Bangladesh
      • Brunei
      • Burma
      • Cambodia
      • China
      • Hong Kong
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Iran
      • Iraq
      • Israel
      • Japan
      • Jordan
      • Kazakhstan
      • Kuwait
      • Kyrgyzstan
      • Laos
      • Lebanon
      • Malaysia
      • Mongolia
      • Nepal
      • North Korea
      • Oman
      • Pakistan
      • Palestinian Territories
      • Philippines
      • Qatar
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Sri Lanka
      • Syria
      • Taiwan
      • Tajikistan
      • Thailand
      • Turkmenistan
      • United Arab Emirates
      • Uzbekistan
      • Vietnam
      • Yemen
    • Europe
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Albania
      • Andorra
      • Armenia
      • Austria
      • Azerbaijan
      • Belarus
      • Belgium
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Bulgaria
      • Croatia
      • Cyprus
      • Czech Republic
      • Denmark
      • Estonia
      • Finland
      • France
      • Georgia
      • Germany
      • Gibraltar
      • Greece
      • Greenland
      • Hungary
      • Iceland
      • Ireland
      • Italy
      • Kosovo
      • Latvia
      • Liechtenstein
      • Lithuania
      • Luxembourg
      • Macedonia
      • Malta
      • Moldova
      • Monaco
      • Montenegro
      • Netherlands
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Portugal
      • Romania
      • Russia
      • Serbia
      • Slovakia
      • Slovenia
      • Spain
      • Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • Ukraine
      • United Kingdom
    • Oceania
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Australia
      • Fiji
      • New Zealand
      • Papua New Guinea
      • Samoa
      • Solomon Islands
      • Tonga
      • Tuvalu
      • Vanuatu
    • Agriculture, Horticulture & Fisheries
    • Business Services
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Commercial Real Estate Services
      • Contact Centres
      • HR Services
      • Shared Service Centres
    • Construction
    • Creative & Media
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Advertising & Marketing Services
      • Art & Design
      • Events & Attractions
      • Film, Photography & Animation
      • Music
      • Publishing
      • TV & Radio
    • Education & Training
    • Energy, Environment & Water
    • Financial & Professional Services
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Asset Management
      • Banking
      • Capital Markets
      • Foreign Exchange
      • Insurance
      • Listings
      • Professional Services
    • Food & Drink
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Bakery Products
      • Beverages & Alcoholic Drinks
      • Brewing
      • Dairy Products
      • Food & Drink Manufacturing
      • Frozen & Chilled Foods
      • Fruit & Vegetables
      • Meat Products
      • Pet Food
      • Ready Meals
      • Tobacco Products
    • Leisure & Tourism
    • Logistics
    • Manufacturing
      • Select All|Remove All
      • Aerospace
      • Automotive
      • Chemicals
      • Clothing & Footwear
      • Defence & Security
      • Giftware, Jewellery & Tableware
      • Household Goods, Furniture & Furnishings
      • Textiles, Interior Textiles & Carpets
    • Marine
    • Metals, Minerals & Materials
    • Mining & Quarrying
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Wholesale & Retail
    Current filters:
    Clear All Saved

    all content

    2014 set to be a bumper online Christmas

    Posted on 17 December 2014

    27 November 2014 It is anticipated that UK online shoppers will spend £13 billion this Christmas ...

    One of the best ways to expand your business is by moving into new territories and exporting your pr...

    Hi OTEwhat are VAT implications of exporting cosmetics and other beauty products to South Asian Coun...

    Question posted by a user

    Thinking Internationally Beyond Christmas

    Posted on 3 December 2014

    As part of Open to Export's international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for t...

    Website Optimisation for International Trade

    Starts from 29 January 2015

    UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) London Thursday, 29 January 2014, 09:00 to 14:30 (BST) Does you...

    We currently import timber framed glass mirrors from China for the UK market and now looking to expo...

    Export Communications Workshops

    Starts from 25 February 2015

    The workshops are an enjoyable mix of presentations, practical hands-on training and discussion.

    Export Communications Workshops

    Starts from 28 January 2015

    The workshops are an enjoyable mix of presentations, practical hands-on trainingand discussion.

    HiWe need to understand how to handle a possible order from Sharja. We have been asked to quote a pr...

    International Business Essentials

    Starts from 29 April 2015

    International Business Essentials - 2 days Location : Peterborough Cost: £500 + VAT Members...

    Agents & Distributors

    Starts from 21 April 2015

    Agents & Distributors Location: Peterborough Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-M...

    Advanced Letters of Credit

    Starts from 16 April 2015

    Advanced Letters of Credit Location : Peterborough Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non...

    Setting up an Export Agency

    Starts from 14 April 2015

    Setting Up an Export Agency Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Membe...

    Effective International Sales & Marketing

    Starts from 12 March 2015

    Effective International Sales and Marketing Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360...

    Customs Compliance

    Starts from 22 April 2015

    Customs Compliance Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Members CPD v...

    Customs Compliance

    Starts from 4 March 2015

    Customs Compliance Location: Long Eaton, Notts Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Membe...

    Letters of Credit

    Starts from 26 February 2015

    Letters of Credit Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Members CPD ...

    Bonds and Guarantees

    Starts from 19 February 2015

    Bonds & Guarantees Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Members ...

    Incoterms® 2010 Training

    Starts from 18 February 2015

      Incoterms® 2010 - Half Day (morning or afternoon) Location: London Cost: £1...

    Next

    articles

    2014 set to be a bumper online Christmas

    Posted on 17 December 2014

    27 November 2014 It is anticipated that UK online shoppers will spend £13 billion this Christmas ...

    One of the best ways to expand your business is by moving into new territories and exporting your pr...

    Thinking Internationally Beyond Christmas

    Posted on 3 December 2014

    As part of Open to Export's international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for t...

    Getting In On The Act in India

    Posted on 18 November 2014

    Superact is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC). Founded in Wellington, Somerset in 20...

    As I sit at my laptop pouring over financial reports, customer profiles, team structures and ultimat...

    Article posted by Kristine Berry-Trow
    via Capita Translation and Interpreting

    So much is moving towards a more vigorous trading relationship with China, and UK companies consider...

    Article posted by Richard Mullett
    via The Legal Partners

    For most online retailers preparations for the big holiday shopping season are now under way. ...

    We live in an age of fast moving business and virtual transactions, where the explosion of the i...

    There are two ways of dealing with large language projects. You can either choose multiple specialis...

    Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the Middle East and the UK’s main trading partner in the Gulf...

    Export to Qatar: the DHL fact sheet

    Posted on 11 August 2014

    Qatar is a modern economy with the world’s highest per capita GDP. To maintain sustainable growth, t...

    Trading with the Middle East

    Posted on 11 August 2014

    Rich in natural resources and geostrategically positioned at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Afri...

    South Korea is a leading supplier of LCD screens, memory chips and mobile phones and the world’s twe...

    We British may well see ourselves as polite, tolerant with a good sense of humour, however the globa...

    If you are toying with the idea of exporting or selling abroad, it can be daunting. Where do you sta...

    Article posted by Neil Payne
    on behalf of Kwintessential

    More and more UK companies are realising exporting their products and services abroad is one of the ...

    Article posted by Nik Andreev
    on behalf of Wolfestone

    Export to Japan: the DHL fact sheet

    Posted on 27 June 2014

    Japan is one of the world’s biggest and most developed economies with a highly entrepreneurial busin...

    Article posted by DHL Express
    on behalf of DHL Express UK

    Business in Thailand Info

    Posted on 13 June 2014

    Thailand remains one of the easiest and most comfortable locations in Asia for manufacturing and oth...

    Findit.ly is a leading online resource directory for business extending services to Libyan organis...

    Next

    events

    Market Research & Selection Masterclass

    Starts from 8 January 2015

    The masterclass will help you effectively prioritise overseas markets and provide a framework to fol...

    UKTI Passport to Export

    Starts from 13 January 2015

    A day long workshop for new and inexperienced exporters on our Passport to Export programme. Introdu...

    An Introduction to Exporting

    Starts from 14 January 2015

      An Introduction to Exporting Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VA...

    India's travel and tourism events takes place in Mumbai. The event welcomes the following companies:...

    The China Marketing & Strategy Programme

    Starts from 19 January 2015

    Ningbo: 19 – 23 January 2015 Application deadline: Monday 24 November 2014 China has experien...

    International Communications Strategy

    Starts from 20 January 2015

    This seminar will review your international communications strategy, develop a communication toolkit...

    Receive 1-2-1 expert advice, reliable data and professional research. Whether you're exporting for t...

    Alternative Routes to Market Masterclass

    Starts from 21 January 2015

    This training session will provide an insight into the different market entry routes available to SM...

    International Documentation

    Starts from 28 January 2015

      International Documentation Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT...

    International Sales & Marketing Masterclass

    Starts from 28 January 2015

    This masterclass will provide an understanding of the key principles needed to successfully market a...

    Export Communications Workshops

    Starts from 28 January 2015

    The workshops are an enjoyable mix of presentations, practical hands-on trainingand discussion.

    UKTI Masterclass: Export Pricing

    Starts from 29 January 2015

    Understand and exploit different export pricing strategies.

    Building Business with Agents & Distributors

    Starts from 29 January 2015

    This course introduces you to an approach to motivation and management, and how to apply and impleme...

    Website Optimisation for International Trade

    Starts from 29 January 2015

    UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) London Thursday, 29 January 2014, 09:00 to 14:30 (BST) Does you...

    International Communications Strategy

    Starts from 3 February 2015

    This seminar will review your international communications strategy, develop a communication toolkit...

    Market Visit to the United States

    Starts from 9 February 2015

    New York City and Boston: 9 – 13 February 2015 Application deadline date: 8 December 2014 Sector: ...

    UKTI Passport to Export

    Starts from 10 February 2015

    A day long workshop for new and inexperienced exporters on our Passport to Export programme. Introdu...

    Researching Overseas Markets

    Starts from 17 February 2015

    This course will give you the skills and the knowledge to develop your own marketing research projec...

    Incoterms® 2010 Training

    Starts from 18 February 2015

      Incoterms® 2010 - Half Day (morning or afternoon) Location: London Cost: £1...

    Next

    opportunities

    Belgian Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in the Belgium, including contacts, events and media, has n...

    Swedish Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    November 2014:Our spotlight on the construction market in Sweden, including contacts, events and med...

    questions

    Hi OTEwhat are VAT implications of exporting cosmetics and other beauty products to South Asian Countries.If I buy products from Retail stores and big supermarkets when on offer and export it outside...

    Question posted by a user

    HiWe need to understand how to handle a possible order from Sharja. We have been asked to quote a price delivered and we do not have export experience.Thank you.

    We currently import timber framed glass mirrors from China for the UK market and now looking to export these to the United States. We would like to know what mandatory requirements exist for both the...

    Getting started exporting to Pakistan

    Posted on 28 October 2014

    Hi I am looking to obtain data on UK commodities exported to Pakistan to help us identify market trends, shaping where our investments and resources are focused. Many thanks, Hassan Javed

    We have just started looking at potentially exporting to Australia, our Cornish slate tableware and gifts.We are looking initially at Perth and Melbourne as target areas due to the Cornish expats and...

    My situation is as follows. My partner is currently in Pakistan and has registered our company in Pakistan.I am not yet officially included in the company, as I understand an overseas partnership company...

    Question posted by H Jahan
    on behalf of Ishraqi

    Barcodes across Europe & Canada

    Posted on 21 October 2014

    I need to barcode my products that sell in Europe & Canada and wanted to make sure I was using the correct website/company to provide these barcodes. My questions are:1. Are all barcode universal?2. Who...

    Question posted by Paul Gooch
    on behalf of iAngler Ltd

    Hi, I have an enquiry for food and beverages from a company based in South Africa. I would appreciate advice regarding how I might check the credentials of a company based in South Africa.Thank you.

    Exporting alcohol beverages to Malaysia

    Posted on 23 September 2014

    Hi,I'm looking to understand more about exporting alcoholic beverages to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), specifically:- options for shipping (I understand air freight is not an option?)- timelines- any recommended...

    Can I sort exporting process by myself?

    Posted on 2 September 2014

    Hello, I have a company, which I started this year, I sell climbing protection online in the UK, but I am planning to expand outside EU as well. I have some interest from overseas (UAE), and I hope I...

    Exporting waste paper products

    Posted on 27 June 2014

    HiPlease advise where can I source wasted/printed paper. I have a customer who is interested to purchase ALL SORTS OF WASTE OFFSET PAPER i.e. one sided printed paper, gravure waste paper.Please send...

    Question posted by Bilal bin Saqib
    on behalf of BBS & Co Ltd

    Scrap metal business

    Posted on 16 July 2014

    HiI am based in London and currently seeking some information to start my own business of exporting scrap metal from the UK to Pakistan & India.Being a novice in this area, I would appreciate your help...

    Question posted by Kanwal Parveen
    on behalf of H&K traders

    Hello I'm looking for chicken feet suppliers to send stock to Vietnam and Hong Kong.Quantity is minimum 25 tonnes per month to 55 tonnes per month.Any suggested suppliers?

    Question posted by NAZ SAEED
    on behalf of N k exporter

    HellloI am going to export medicine from the UK to Asia. I know I have to register the company in my destination country as their representative of that company. How should I ask formally to be a representative...

    Question posted by a user

    How to find distributors in Europe

    Posted on 9 July 2014

    We produce speciality flavoured coffee and have a small number of customers in EU (Eire and Holland). We would like to expand our distribution to specialist food stores and deli's, particularly for our...

    Hi there, I am planning to start a scrap metal export business to India. I have my contacts in India ( the companies that I can be able to deliver).I have a vague idea about how this works but I need...

    Question posted by Anirudh Reddy
    on behalf of Annie Exports

    exporting laptops and computers help

    Posted on 1 July 2013

    Hello all,We are looking to export refurbished branded computer units and laptops, but not sure where to start or who to contact to get genuine leads.Please can anybody help towards our first step in...

    Question posted by K Ahmad
    on behalf of CALL THE COMPANY LTD

    Exporting mobile phones to India

    Posted on 27 June 2014

    HiI am looking to export mobile phones to India. What do I need to do to export these goods?Thank you

    Exporting into Europe

    Posted on 20 June 2014

    HiI stock new wood flooring which is produced with a new formula, making them very strong. What do I need to know when I am selling/shipping them abroad?Who do I have to contact?Regards,Siamak

    Selling online across the world

    Posted on 3 June 2014

    Hi. I'm in the process of setting up a business that will provide an online productivity tool. Users will pay a monthly subscription for access. The whole business will be conducted online.It will be...

    Next