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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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Business West balloon beats world record and delivers SW food & drink to French farmer

Business West balloon helps convey the message that the South West is a region ripe for business.
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Posted on: 07.04.17
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How to avoid foreign exchange pitfalls for small and medium sized business

This post highlights the foreign exchange dangers and the best ways to reduce the risk of currency fluctuations when trading globally.
Andre Ofomah
Andre Ofomah
Posted on: 06.04.17
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Key facts for UK businesses trading with Spain

Read our key facts to consider when trading with Spain the world's 2nd largest tourism industry, we cover everything from its administrative structure to its major import partners.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 05.04.17
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South West Food and Drink producers check out China

FoodEx South West's second meet the buyer event was staged at Leigh Court, Bristol, in March to host 5 Chinese and Thai buyers to meet with local food and drink artisans.
Charlie Bradley
Charlie Bradley
Posted on: 04.04.17
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Significant trade opportunities are emerging in a new era for the UK

Brexit is an opportunity to create a new trade policy which focuses on emerging markets outside Europe, so securing a wide range of trade deals with high-growth markets outside of Europe will be key.
John Rubidge
John Rubidge
Posted on: 30.03.17
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Key facts for UK businesses trading with France

Read our key facts to consider when trading with France, the UK's eighth largest import partner in 2015, covering everything from its economic rates to its top industries.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 27.03.17
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