’UKTI is the government department that offers practical help and advice for businesses trading internationally. For more information visit www.gov.uk/ukti

Guides, events, manuals and news articles on exporting effectively:-

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Export Week November 2014

UK Trade & Investment will be holding its 6th Export Week during the week of 10-14 November. Across the week there will be a varied series of events all over the UK, aimed at businesses to either start their export journey or increase their international business

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Making Russia Easy

Chadbourne & Parke are holding a workshop regarding Russia, the biggest country in the world, and still the UK’s fastest growing export market.

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First Class Export Advice

UK Trade and Investment is providing more help to get more UK companies exporting. FSPA is a UKTI Challenge Partner and works closely with UKTI. If you have any questions contact Jane Montgomery – e: jane@sportsandplay.com or t: 02476 414999 Ext. 210.

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Explore Support

Access support to help grow your business
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Export Week UK Trade & Investment is running a series of regional events during the week of April 7-11. This follows on from the success of previous Export Weeks – in total so far over 8000 companies have attended events across the country. 

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UKABC Southeast Asia Regional Road Show

The first of the UK-ASEAN Business Council’s (UKABC) Southeast Asia Regional Road Shows are taking place from Monday 7th April to the 11th April.

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‘First Class Export Services’ Brochure

A new UKTI brochure ‘First Class Export Services’ has been published.
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UKTI Newsletter

Welcome to the First Edition of UKTI's Partner Newsletter > click here
Megamission to Emerging Europe - be part of it

Join UKTI for a tour of the industrial heartland of one of Europe’s most exciting export markets in March 2014.
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GREAT Weeks – Global Sports Missions

The GREAT Weeks ministerial-led trade missions to Brazil & Russia present an outstanding opportunity for UK Global Sports companies to access substantial business prospects and meet key decision makers in market.

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Cambodia & Vietnam: South East Asian Market Visit 2014

These neighbouring countries offer huge potential to UK companies that want to take advantage of dynamic, high growth markets.

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UKTI Trade Challenge

In line with UKTI Trade Challenge Partner Initiative’s aim of increasing the amount of UK companies exporting, the UKIBC have launched a free video event which addresses the questions frequently asked by UK companies looking to do business in India.

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Export Week November 2013

Whether your company is already trading internationally or has the potential to do so – Export Week is the perfect time to explore opportunities and decide the next step in your global business strategy.

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FIFA 2018 Football World Cup - host cities seminar

UK Trade & Investment is organising a free to attend half day seminar to introduce UK companies to the business opportunities offered by Russia hosting the FIFA 2018 Football World Cup.

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ISPO 2014

ISPO Munich could be the perfect trade show for you if you are wanting to grow your business and explore export opportunities. Grants of £1,500 are available to exhibiting companies who are new to export.

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UK Trade & Investment: Export for growth 

Your guide to getting started >click here

UKTI 'Explore Tour'

This major regional tour has been organized by UK Trade & Investment to help guide and assist companies through this period of a rapidly changing world economy and to provide you with an opportunity to meet and network with a broad selection of companies and organizations that can help develop your overseas business.

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Barriers to Trade

The Market Access Unit (MAU) of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) provides a range of assistance to UK firms to help them overcome problems when trading in the EU or globally.

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UK Trade & Investment Announces More Help for Small Businesses Keen to Export

UK Trade & Investment have announced new funding rules that will help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to take part in more overseas trade fairs. >click here

EU-Central America Countries Trade Negotiations

Currently, these countries as beneficiaries under the Generalised System of Preference (GSP) have duty reductions on their products exported to the Community, of varying rates, assuming that the GSP rules of origin are met and that the products are in receipt of any preferences.

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EU-Andean Countries Trade Negotiations

The first round of trade talks on EU-Andean Countries  took place in Bogota from 9 to 13 February 2009. >click here

Pre registration when travelling to the States

There is a new rule from the US homeland security which requires an on-line pre registration before travelling to the States. The link is attached above >click here

Trading with China - One size doesn't fit all

Read about the risks associated in developing a profitable presence within the market. >click here

Beijing 2008

The UK will have a fond place in its heart for Beijing 2008, from which Team GB brought home its biggest medal haul in a century. But in what state has the estimated $30-40 billion spend left its host nation?

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China economy

Most business people tend to associate opportunities for doing business in China with the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

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Flying the Flag

Lord Bhattacharyya talked to David Parsley about the UK's excellence in education and business, and urges companies to look to Asia for opportunities

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