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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 SMEs seeing core EU markets vanish

UK SMEs seeing core EU markets vanish

The UK’s small and medium-sized businesses are seeing their EU markets disappear as they struggle to combat increased post-Brexit red tape and trading costs.  At the same time, EU businesses exporting into the UK market are benefiting from a lack of controls.  In an interview given to The Loadstar, one small business owner said that:

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The Expert Exporter: 10-point international marketing checklist

In this month’s newsletter, we focus on an area of exporting which is often overlooked, or given less importance than in your home market, marketing. Going global means your marketing also has to go global. You need to create awareness of your product, your brand and generate those all-important leads. What works in your home

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5 ways the crisis in Ukraine is impacting international trade

5 ways the crisis in Ukraine is impacting international trade

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has highlighted just how interconnected the world’s economy is. As with the pandemic, humanitarian, political and environmental shocks in one region can affect the global markets on a wide-reaching scale.  These five stats highlight the extent to which the war in Ukraine is impacting world trade.  Trade value sinks Almost

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Exporting to the EU post-Brexit (free webinar)

What are the challenges for exporters to the EU post-Brexit? In this webinar, we will look at the implications for your business, what it means for your exports, imports and future opportunities. We will identify the challenges you need to address to successfully export to the EU post-Brexit, including the new rule changes that came

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Webinar: Exporting to the EU post-Brexit

What are the challenges for exporters to the EU post-Brexit? In this webinar, we will look at the implications for your business, what it means for your exports, imports and future opportunities. We will identify the challenges you need to address to successfully export to the EU post-Brexit, including the new rule changes that came

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trading with the eu in 2022

Webinar: Trading with the EU in 2022

Last month we were delighted to join with the Liverpool Library to host a webinar on trading with the EU in 2022. The webinar covers a number of key topics for businesses, including: What changes did Brexit introduce? What are the implications? Post-Brexit UK-EU trade guide What are the opportunities? Watch the webinar in full

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FREE Webinar: Changes to trading with the EU since Brexit

On the 3rd of March, we’ll be joining Liverpool Library for a free webinar on trading with the EU following the UK’s departure from the European Union. In this webinar, we will look at the implications for your business, what it means for your exports, imports and future opportunities. We will identify the challenges you

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Global britain commission

Global Britain Commission: £474 billion economic prize for boosting exports

The debut report from the Global Britain Commission has suggested how embracing ‘global Britain’ could deliver a £474 billion economic boost through increased export activity.  The commission, led by former trade secretary Liam Fox, brings together some of the UK’s leading businesses to help make a success of Brexit, and drive the government’s global agenda. 

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Brexit causing increased costs paperwork and border delays

Brexit causing “increased costs, paperwork and border delays”

A parliamentary report has highlighted how UK firms have been hit by increased costs and border delays due to Brexit.  The report, created by the Public Accounts Committee, said that it was clear that leaving the European Union was also having an impact on UK trade volumes.  Whilst businesses around the world have reeled from

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‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’ aims to cut £1bn in red tape

‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’ aims to cut £1bn in red tape

UK prime minister Boris Johnson is hoping to ‘unleash the benefits of Brexit’ with a new plan designed to cut red tape for businesses.  The Brexit Freedoms Bill will look to end the specific status of EU law within the UK’s legal framework, ensuring that future laws can more easily be amended to replace carried-over

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New Year, new rules for UK importers

Welcome to our first Expert Exporter Newsletter of 2022. Just a month into the year, and what a busy month it has been. Full of new rules for importers into the UK.  1st January saw a number of new challenges for any UK or International company looking to import goods into the country. To help

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UK India free trade agreement

UK and India begin free trade agreement negotiations

The UK has begun discussions with India over a free trade agreement at an event held earlier this month in New Delhi.  International trade secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan met with her counterpart Piyush Goyal to formally begin talks on a deal that would support access for UK firms into one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing

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international marketing webinar

FREE WEBINAR: Tips on international marketing

Earlier this month we were delighted to join Business Wales to host a webinar on international marketing. A critical element of a successful international business strategy, the webinar covered a broad range of elements including: Defining your market Knowing your market Digital marketing E-commerce Conferences, exhibitions and advertising Direct sales and marketing Analysing competitors Building

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UK ports begin life under new trading rules

UK ports begin life under new trading rules

Ports in the UK have started the New Year under new rules with thousands of additional staff being deployed to help mitigate potential delays.  As of the 1st January, traders now must meet full customs requirements including submitting declarations, paying VAT and exercise duty and also submitting new notifications surrounding animal products.  This next phase

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UK trade deficit with China trebles

UK trade deficit with China trebles

The UK’s trade deficit with China has more than trebled over the last year. Data from the Department for International Trade shows that the UK imported £40.5bn more from China than it exported to the country up to June 2021 – a 240% rise in just 12 months.  The surge has been caused by UK

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