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The opportunities for British manufacturers with Made in China 2025

The continued importance of China’s economy to global growth seems as certain a trend as can be in this year of uncertainty. The ‘Golden Decade’ of UK-China relations declared in 2015 is still going...
Jonathan Smith
Jonathan Smith
Posted on: 11.08.17
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Business West’s International Trade Centre wins national award for export support

The Enterprising Britain Award for export has been won by Business West’s International Trade Centre for helping businesses to export in the South West. The UK government set an objective in 2015 to...
James Monk
James Monk
Posted on: 07.07.17
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Who should you be talking to if you’re considering taking your business to the USA?

Thinking of taking your business to the USA? Here are a few people you should consider seeking advice from: investors, international tax advisors, corporate lawyers (attorneys), specialist companies.
Naomi Webb
Naomi Webb
Posted on: 06.07.17
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One Entrepreneur's Guide to Finding Overseas Business Opportunities

Jordan Daykin, CEO, GripIt Fixings share their top tips for entrepreneurs interested in international expansion
Jordan Daykin
Jordan Daykin
Posted on: 26.06.17
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Qatar – the latest information available

Companies trading with Qatar are becoming increasingly concerned about the severing of diplomatic ties with that country on 4 June by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt. Saudi Arabia, the UAE,...
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Posted on: 22.06.17
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How to Navigate Culture Differences: Tips from the Experts

Understanding the cultural differences and ways people across the world interact is key to a successful export strategy.
Charlie Bradley
Charlie Bradley
Posted on: 19.06.17
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Where does it really come from? Introducing rules of origin

In a post-Brexit world, how can the EU trust that goods coming from the UK are actually UK goods, legitimately laying claim to low rates of duty that the government hopes to secure? The answer: rules...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 31.05.17
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GIN helps Gloucestershire companies break into high growth markets

Business West, the largest international trade organisation in the South West, launched a drive for Gloucestershire companies to break into the high growth markets of China, India, Latin America and...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.05.17
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How will leaving the customs union affect my business?

Exporting after the UK leaves the EU customs union.
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 19.04.17
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