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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. 

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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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Majority of UK exporters say EU-UK TCA failing to deliver growth

The majority of exporting businesses in a new poll say that the Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the UK and EU in the wake of Brexit is falling short on delivering the benefits it set out to achieve.  The survey, carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce, found that 71% of exporters feel that

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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: £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”

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 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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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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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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