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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. 

UK Brexit losses dwarf new trade deal gains

UK Brexit losses dwarf new trade deal gains

Analysis commissioned by The Independent has discovered that the combined benefit of all the new trade deals signed in the wake of Brexit ‘barely scratch the surface’ compared to the economic damage caused by leaving the EU.  The boost from new deals, notably those with Australia and New Zealand, amounts to just 0.01-0.02 of GDP

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Season’s greetings from Go Exporting

Season’s greetings everyone! Thank you for following Go Exporting in 2021 and for all your support. We hope you have found our content useful for your export journey this year. Look out for more interesting articles, tips and export guides next year. To all our clients, thank you for your valued custom this year. It

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Watch: Are Rules of Origin about to bite?

One of the biggest changes for UK firms trading with the EU since Brexit has been Rules of Origin. In order for firms to claim zero duty, they must be able to prove that goods are predominantly of UK or EU origin. These are complex rules, and something that we created a detailed guide and

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UK exporters coping with new rules but wary of future changes

UK exporters coping with new rules but wary of future changes

A new poll has found that UK firms are starting to get to grips with new rules since Brexit, but are wary of potential additional changes to come.  Conducted by the Institute of Export & International Trade, the poll found that 70% of respondents are confident trading with the EU, albeit only 10% said they

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UK becomes smaller international trader since Brexit

UK becomes smaller international trader since Brexit

The UK has seen its global international trade activity fall since Brexit, despite aims to become ‘global Britain’.  Data from the Bank of England shows how trade flows, imports plus exports, as a percentage of GDP has fallen for the UK, whilst they have continued to rise for EU main countries including Germany, France and

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Watch: Webinar exploring the export potential of Switzerland

This month we partnered with Prodigo to deliver a specialist webinar exploring the export potential of Switzerland. Often overlooked as a viable opportunity, the webinar examines the current business dynamics in the country, current trade relations with the UK, opportunities for British companies and how to approach potential Swiss partners. Watch the webinar in full

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SIITACE launch announcement

At last! A voice for independent international trade & customs experts!  Launched this month is a new Society of Independent International Trade And Customs Experts – SIITACE. This represents a new, fresh approach to looking after the interests and values of this vital independent sector.  Specifically offering real help to the International Trade Community through

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Brexit 10 months on: what businesses need to know

Earlier this month we joined Deloitte on a panel discussion with Enterprise Nation. Part of Enterprise Nation’s new international trade hub, the panel discussed what’s changed for businesses in the 10 months since the end of the Brexit transition period, what support SMEs need in particular and what’s to come in 2022. Learn more about

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Switzerland looks set to remove duties on industrial goods

Swiss parliamentarians look set to unilaterally remove import duties on almost all industrial goods in a move that could come into force as early as January next year.  In a move designed to simplify Swiss customs tariffs for traders, the decision also aims to help reduce the high price of goods for consumers.  The policy

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UK VAT and International Trade (training day)

This one-day online training event is designed to explain the importance of applying and following international rules surrounding VAT. The crossing of goods and services across international borders is a vital part of the global economy, and even the smallest of mistakes and errors can cause expensive delays and other issues in the supply chain.

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Enterprise Nation top 50 advisors 2021: vote for us!

We are delighted to let you know that Go Exporting has been selected by Enterprise Nation as one of the Top 5 Export Consultants and Top 50 advisors of any category in the UK. This success is down to you, our valued customers and subscribers. We thank you. The vote is now open to select

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The Expert Exporter: concerns over Rules of Origin

It’s November already, where has the year gone to?!  In the UK thoughts are turning to Bonfire Night on November 5th, where we celebrate a failed gunpowder plot to kill King James 1 in 1605 with fireworks and bonfires across the country.  Fireworks of a different kind are about to hit UK and EU exporters

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