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    Whether you’re at home or abroad, exporting or importing or otherwise – there’s going to come a time...

    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 ...

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    European Post and Parcel Services

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    we are a UK business who have a footprint in the USA (Boston) employing a couple of employees - what...

    We are creating a US-based subsidiary, and have agreed with the CEO of that business to receive a sh...

    Question posted by Rich Dale
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    Website Optimisation for International Trade

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    International Documentation

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    Whether you’re at home or abroad, exporting or importing or otherwise – there’s going to come a time...

    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 ...

    European Post and Parcel Services

    Posted on 4 December 2014

    European Post & Parcels will see presentations from top executives representing leading postal o...

    Whether you are currently running an export and import company, or are planning on starting one, you...

    TTG Asia Media’s Travel Trade Publishing Group held its 25th TTG Travel Awards last October 2nd at t...

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    As part of its strategy to support British companies do more business in India, the UK India Busines...

    Article posted by Eden Joseph
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    Article posted by Elizabeth Hill
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    Getting started with export

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    The China Marketing & Strategy Programme

    Starts from 19 January 2015

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

    The Export Journey (Logistics) Masterclass

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    Our one day guide to global logistics will help you export successfully, in compliance with a range ...

    An Introduction to Importing

    Starts from 27 January 2015

    An Introduction to Importing Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Members Location: Londo...

    International Documentation

    Starts from 28 January 2015

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

    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...

    Your website is an essential channel to showcase your products and services overseas. Attend this sp...

    International Documentation

    Starts from 24 February 2015

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

    An Introduction to Exporting

    Starts from 25 February 2015

      An Introduction to Exporting Location: Peterborough Cost: £295 + VAT Members £36...

    The relationship with your agent or distributor can make the difference to the growth and profit of ...

    Customs Compliance

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

    Light Rail 2015

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    The recent successful launch of GoldLinQ, Queensland's first light rail system and Sydneys Inner Wes...

    International Documentation

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

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    An Introduction to Exporting

    Starts from 11 March 2015

    An Introduction to Exporting Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Memb...

    Effective International Sales & Marketing

    Starts from 12 March 2015

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

    An Introduction to Importing

    Starts from 19 March 2015

    An Introduction to Importing Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT Non-Members Location: Leeds...

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    Invitation for bids to supply four 4WD vehicle station wagons and two pick up double cabin for a pr...

    Denmak: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Denmark, including contacts, events and media, has now b...

    Slovenia: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Slovenia, including contacts, events and media, has now ...

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    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Romania, including contacts, events and media, has now b...

    Poland: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Poland, including contacts, events and media, has now be...

    Mexico: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Mexico, including contacts, events and media, has now be...

    Latvia: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 30 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Latvia, including contacts, events and media, has now be...

    France: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in France, including contacts, events and media, has now be...

    Finland: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Finland, including contacts, events and media, has now b...

    Egypt: Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 5 November 2014

    Our spotlight on the construction market in Egypt, including contacts, events and media, has now bee...

    Canadian Construction Market Spotlight

    Starts from 4 November 2014

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    Swedish Construction Market Spotlight

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    This project is in the amout of $144.5 million which will be used to procure goods, works and serv...

    The proceeds from the financing of this project will go towards the construction, commissioning an...

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    Starts from 28 March 2014

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    Kazakhstan - KTZ Energy efficiency programme

    Starts from 18 February 2014

    Acquisition and installation of energy efficient lighting and renewable energy investments such so...

    Italy Freight forwarding

    Starts from 3 January 2014

    Italy – Freight forwarding Provision of freight forwarding services for the UN The UN Global...

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    we are a UK business who have a footprint in the USA (Boston) employing a couple of employees - what are our employment obligations? What employment provisions do we have to make for our 2 employees?Employment...

    We are creating a US-based subsidiary, and have agreed with the CEO of that business to receive a share option in the parent company. As he will not be a UK tax payer he won't benefit from a tax efficient...

    Question posted by Rich Dale
    on behalf of Flowlens

    e-Commerce expansion into Far East

    Posted on 28 October 2014

    We are an innovative e-commerce business recently launched in partnership with Barclays Bank PLC in the UK market under the brand 'ClicThat' (www.ClicThat.com). We are now exploring new international...

    Hi I have seen a business opportunity on the site I would like to respond to. How do I contact either the importer or the UKTI advisor responsible for this enquiry?We could have a product which could...

    Hello We are a start up Education services company that is registered in the UK. We are looking to open offices in both Chile or Mexico.Are there any considerations we should be aware of? Are there any...

    Question posted by a user

    I produce a range of shortbread and I would like to add the nutritional information to the labelling in advance of the 2016 deadline.

    HiI am having trouble in getting insurance to insure my business who will be exporting food and drink to the average consumer. I have been told by lots of insurance companies that they cannot insure food...

    Question posted by Malti Patel
    on behalf of Buy British Treats

    I am looking to source various products from China without going through the normal channels of Alibaba, ChinaNet ect.They will be imported into the UK and then exported from the UK to all countries....

    Question posted by Andy Cleaver
    on behalf of i.e. internation ltd

    We are ready to take on our first employee in the USA. Ideally we would prefer not to have to incorporate there, so how is it best to then go about employing someone? We're looking at PEOs but it seems...

    Finding an Indonesian Distributor

    Posted on 14 August 2014

    Hi all,Looking around to find a suitable Indonesian distributor that can help us breaking into that market with a client's products.We are an recently formed import/export agency.Does anyone have any...

    Reduce Foreign Bank Charges on payments

    Posted on 13 August 2014

    Dear All,I have set up a currency account to avoid the exchange rate set by banks on international payments but I am looking to try and reduce the charge when I make international payments from the currency...

    Question posted by Paul Gooch
    on behalf of iAngler Ltd

    I am working as an intern for a medical device research, design, and development company. In light of the impending WHO initiative focusing on the use of safe and appropriate curative injections, I've...

    Water Pressure in the Middle East

    Posted on 10 July 2014

    I'm looking for the typical water pressure in the Middle East.I know this can vary but was looking for a general bar figure

    We will be launching our ecommerce website in Nigeria very soon, and want to hire a CITO (chief information technology officer). Can someone help us with a list of skills we should be looking for and...

    We are a premium beauty brand. We have been manufacturing and selling luxury skincare products across Europe for several years.We are looking for distribution, across all channels, within Turkey.Can anyone...

    Hello,I am looking to import British Fashion Cloths and Apparels. So try to look for a producer or manufacturer of such products who can make these under my brand name. For the time being I am looking...

    I am looking to export globally, in-particular to EU countries. I would like to find Pharmaceutical distribution agents, supermarkets suppliers and wholesalers to promote/sell my products which are natural...

    Export to Europe

    Posted on 28 April 2014

    Hello my company Pure Chimp is looking to get distributors to sell our products in Europe. Anybody know the best way to get hold of distributors abroad?Looking to hit Sweden first.

    Question posted by Dean Legg

    Looking for distributors in Europe.

    Posted on 27 April 2014

    My company is looking for distributors in Europe.We sell smartphone battery cases, for the iPhone and Samsung.Any help would be appreciated.

    Question posted by Max Strode-Gibbons
    on behalf of MaxiCharger

    Contacts in agri food

    Posted on 8 April 2014

    Hi,My client which is a state own century-long company in China NOW looking to build up long term relationship with UK agriculture food companies.It has developed good relationships with China local customs...

    Question posted by Sunny Sun
    on behalf of China Import
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