Forthcoming trade events February 2020

24 January 2020

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Country Profile — Romania

17 January 2020

The EU’s fastest-growing economy, Romania is starting to gain a wider recognition among the UK business community.

Forthcoming trade events January 2020

9 January 2020

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Brexit Watch — 2020 vision

6 January 2020

It was clear during the recent election campaign that Boris Johnson and his team had agreed on the simple message “Get Brexit done” given that he and his Ministers repeated the slogan at every opportunity. The reactions to it were two-fold: one, it was very effective in delivering votes; and two, it was some distance from the truth. What the Prime Minister was promising to “get done” with his “oven-ready deal” was to persuade Parliament to back the Withdrawal Agreement that he had negotiated with the European Commission in the weeks before Christmas.

Country Profile — Nepal

20 December 2019

A small landlocked country in the Himalayas with an ancient culture, Nepal is familiar terrain for British adventurers, though less so for UK businesses.

New EU Trade Commissioner looks to the future

16 December 2019

Speaking in Dublin before the UK general election, Irish Commissioner Phil Hogan outlined his priorities for trade as he takes up his new portfolio for the next five years from 1 December.

Overseas exhibitions

13 December 2019

Exhibitions, trade shows and conferences that are relevant to your business can be an invaluable source of information and contacts. The most effective way to use them can vary, however. Carelessness can lead to a large waste of time and money.

Customs guidance

6 December 2019

Dealing with customs issues can be daunting for businesses that are not used to dealing with them. There will be many businesses that previously did not have to deal with customs matters but once the UK leaves the EU will now become immersed in customs intricacies. HMRC has been issuing guidance regarding sources of information and help. This article provides indicators to this guidance.

Country Profile — Paraguay

6 December 2019

Paraguay is keen to reach out to the wider world. While current trade volumes may only be modest, there is long-term potential for business to be done. Martin Clark reports.