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    Question posted by Sarajane Marchant
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    Question posted by Roger Frampton
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    What is the difference between written and spoken language across the world? It isn't always as stra...

    UKTI Serbia Wyn River PPP 6 Dec 2013 UKTI Serbia PPP Webinar on 6 Dec 2013 (1) On 6 December 2...

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    International Trade Survey 2014

    Starts from 13 January 2014

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    I am an investor looking to find exporters who need investment to grow their businesses. How can I best connect with these types of professionals / businesses?Mr Varmadvarma06@yahoo.co.uk

    Question posted by Dhanesh Varma

    We intend to launch a product a video game, which will be accessible on all platforms. It is our ambition that this game could be purchased not only from UK customers but from overseas, thus generating...

    Question posted by Paul Hill
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    Is it possible to hire US citizens to work for a UK based Company? How would they be paid on the pay roll and what are the implications?

    Payment by A US company

    Posted on 24 March 2014

    I have had a query from a company who have received an enquiry from the US, and they are putting together their proposal.They normally only export software which has activation keys, so if the customer...

    Question posted by Sarajane Marchant
    on behalf of UKTI

    Factoring invoices in the USA?

    Posted on 21 March 2014

    Our company assists UK SMEs establish, develop and operate business in the USA. We do almost anything and everything in the USA that a UK company does for itself at home.For the first time in seven years,...

    Question posted by Roger Frampton
    on behalf of ExportAction

    Exporting to other countries from the UK

    Posted on 27 January 2014

    How do I raise a start-up loan to start exporting from the UK to the rest of the world.

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    Validation of Company in Benin

    Posted on 4 March 2014

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    Question posted by Clarissa Francis
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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.

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    Funding for investment in Export

    Posted on 22 August 2013

    Hi We sell online (musical instruments and accessories) and are planning on expanding internationally so we have a local presence in many foreign countries. Obviously this costs reasonably substantial...

    Question posted by Mark Norton
    on behalf of Dangleberry Music

    Reducing Risk when purchasing goods

    Posted on 28 November 2013

    We procure goods from china and other places around the world. The line of work is furnishing properties to a high standard and often have to supply money up front.How can we reduce their risk of default...

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    Payment from Brazil

    Posted on 6 August 2013

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    Payment and Credit Insurance

    Posted on 30 August 2013

    Which is the best form of receiving payment in euros, is it best to set up a euro bank account or receive euros into a sterling account and also and how to arrange credit insurance for a french customer.

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