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    You would almost think that nothing had happened over the last few weeks.. almost! The volumes tell ...

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    Explore Your Export Potential - Free to Attend

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    Article posted by David Rosenberg
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    Latvian Payment Terms

    Posted on 25 April 2014

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    Contract Financing

    Posted on 15 August 2013

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    Small company receiving US dollar cheques

    Posted on 12 September 2014

    I am just started to make sales in the USA and receiving US dollar cheques. Is paying these cheques into my high street business bank account the best way to handle the exchange?

    Education Services to the Middle East

    Posted on 1 September 2014

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    We Need finance for new truck

    Posted on 31 January 2013

    We export about £90,000 of UK food shopping a month to France and we need finance to buy a better tractor unit and fridge trailer of ATP standard. Are there any grants or finance available to us.

    How does one go about paying German VAT?

    Posted on 20 August 2014

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    Managing overseas currency exposure

    Posted on 14 August 2014

    How does your business manage its overseas currency exposure?What steps and systems do you use that gives you transparency, cost saving and a streamlined process?

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    US Bank Account Advice

    Posted on 6 September 2012

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    We are looking for Printing materials supplier (Paper, ink, plates, chemicals and so on; this is long term business opportunity, export purpose from UK. A prompt reply is highly appreciated.RegardsMusiePrime...

    I export to North African countries.My customers want to pay me in their local currency. Which is TND, EGP and LYD. The amounts vary from hundreds to tens of thousands of the local currency.I need your...

    Question posted by Jav Khan
    on behalf of GTT

    HiI can source and supply branded baby milk from UK . Is it allows to do so and if yes what do I need to do so. What kind of licensing I need or any other real ares thing ?

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    Invoice offsetting (credit notes

    Posted on 17 June 2014

    Hi guysWe owe our local Brazilian agent money for travel expenses (approx. $10k USD) and he is chasing for payment. We have requested that he offsets this against an invoice for goods we have supplied...

    Overdue invoices

    Posted on 13 May 2013

    What are your experiences of trying to recover amounts overdue by overseas customers? Who have you found particularly useful in this respect? I’d like to hear from you if you’re an exporter with this...

    Question posted by Gill Targett-Adams
    on behalf of UK Export Finance

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    Question posted by Roger Frampton
    on behalf of ExportAction

    Tradeshow Access Programme.

    We sell our skincare products to trade/companies in Germany but we only accept Credit Card payments and this is not the norm in Germany and we are told that business payments are done via Direct Debit...

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