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Exporting News

Learn the latest exporting news and expert advice from our team of consultants. From advice on starting trading on the international stage to how to identify profitable markets, as well as the key exporting news you need to know about, we’ll be posting the content you need to read right here. 

Brexit transition business strategy operations webinar

Brexit Transition: Business Strategy & Operations (Webinar)

This month (November) we hosted a webinar as part of Business Wales’ Excelerator Consortium’s growth programme looking at how the Brexit Transition will affect business strategy. Watch the full webinar below, and learn more on the Excelerator Consortium’s YouTube channel here. Learn more about preparing your business with our free Brexit Knowledge Bank, or seek

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UK auto firms spends £735m on Brexit preparations, warns of no-deal damage

UK auto firms spend £735m on Brexit preparations, warn of no-deal damage

Automotive firms in the UK have spent over £735 million preparing for Brexit, with over £235m already having been invested this year. That’s according to research from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which published its figures alongside a last-minute plea fo the Government to agree a zero-tariff, zero-quota trade agreement with the

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SME rules for success

SME rules for success (Webinar with Allica Bank)

Last month, Go Exporting teamed up with Allica Bank to host a webinar which discussed how small and medium-sized businesses can unlock new markets to future-proof their firms.  On-top of specialist advice, the Q&A at the end also provided some great insights. The webinar is free to watch right here.

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working with agents

Working with agents/distributors (Webinar with Business Wales)

Earlier this month we joined Business Wales for a webinar series supporting local companies to navigate Brexit and the road ahead.  This episode looks at working with agents and distributors, looking at the difference between the two and which is best, how to find the right distributors or agents, managing your partner, whether to go

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Trade deal back on

Trade deal back on?

A couple of days ago, Prime Minister Boris Johnson released a video message saying that trade talks with the EU would end up without agreement and that UK businesses should now prepare for a no deal, or Australian-style deal, exit from the European Union. But there appears to have been a shift in rhetoric, and

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Working with Agents & Distributors post Brexit

Working with Agents & Distributors post Brexit

We are all hopefully aware that Brexit is going to mean changes to the way we export to the EU, in particular with customs declarations, added red tape, Vat changes and so on. But what effect will it have on our relationship with agents and distributors? The obligations, rules and regulations surrounding each will be

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A third of Irish exporters have experienced a COVID sales drop

A third of Irish exporters have experienced a COVID sales drop

New research from Enterprise Ireland has found that a third of exporting firms in Ireland have seen sales fall so far this year. To compound worries, a further 85% of the 728 firms surveyed said they also expect Brexit to add up to 10% to their operational costs. However, although the overall picture looks bleak,

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product passport

The greatest Brexit challenge you’ve never heard about

It is widely acknowledged that Brexit is going to present significant challenges for British international trade, irrespective of whether we reach a Free Trade Agreement with the EU before the end of the transition period. That in itself is looking an ever more remote possibility with both parties playing hardball and the UK Government’s unprecedented

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