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Key findings of the 2015 International Trade Survey

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Technical Help for Exporters

 

12 exporting tips for growing SMEs

According to the CBI, only one in five of the UK’s small and medium-sized businesses currently export, but businesses are 11% more likely to survive if they do. And the latest BIS survey of SME employers found that only 28% of SMEs surveyed felt they were strong in entering new markets. For all the talk about Great Britain being a trading nation, we aren’t when it comes to small and medium sized enterprises. While SME’s account for roughly 95 percent of all companies in UK, and create...

AEO – what is it and could your business benefit?

Internationally recognised as a mark of quality, an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certificate effectively demonstrates that your role within the international supply chain is secure, and that your customs controls and procedures are efficient and compliant. Whilst not mandatory, and with no current plan to make it so, the EU is none the less actively encouraging the majority of organisations who export outside of the EU to sign up to this worldwide initiative, which has been designed...

The effect of a ‘Brexit’ on Institute of Export members

By Tony Ridge, Director and Trustee of the Institute of Export The EU referendum debate is highly polarised. ‘Catastrophists’ warn that a ‘Brexit’ - a British exit from the EU - would wreck the UK economy, costing three million jobs and £92bn of trade. The ‘lone wolves’ (those wanting Britain to go it alone) maintain that the EU, with its over-regulation, is the UK’s main problem – and that we will soar once out of it So what are the implications of Brexit for IOE...

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"Studying with the Institute of Export and International Trade has been valuable in increasing my knowledge and understanding of the complexities of international trade...
Kate Willars