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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 Garnham
Charlie Garnham
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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Key facts for UK businesses trading with Germany

Read our key facts to consider when trading with Germany, the world's third largest importer, covering everything from its VAT rates to its top industries.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Key facts for UK businesses trading with Italy

Read our key facts to consider when trading with Italy, the third largest economic power in the Eurozone, covering everything from its VAT rates to its main imports.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Why maintaining a united global perspective is essential to doing business without borders

International Digital Trade Adviser, Nigel Barker, shares his experience and findings from the Retail Without Borders event last week.
Nigel Barker
Nigel Barker
Posted on: 27.03.17
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How to navigate VAT rules in different countries

140 countries around the world collect VAT on goods and services, here's everything you need to know about VAT rules overseas.
Lizzie Plumb
Lizzie Plumb
Posted on: 15.03.17
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Be bold and start exporting your services

On International Women's Day, DIT South West’s Charlotte Bradley catches up with Alison Edgar the Entrepreneur's Godmother as she embarks on a new chapter of her business, exporting.
Charlie Garnham
Charlie Garnham
Posted on: 08.03.17
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Understanding China City Tiers and where to target your export

China has over 600 cities. We discuss the distinction between this myriad of cities and how to choose when forming your market entry plan.
Jonny Smith
Jonny Smith
Posted on: 06.03.17
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