Trade statistics show that the European Union is the destination for about half of all British goods exports. The trading links are bigger if we include the countries that the United Kingdom trades freely with because of the free trade agreement with the EU. The task to reach a new trade agreement with the European Union following the "Brexit "vote will be complex.This one day workshop will look at the impact of Brexit on your existing exports and imports immediately and longer term.
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Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel
Manchester, Greater Manchester M3 2EQ
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This one day workshop will look at the impact on your existing exports and imports immediately and longer term and where to go from here to spread your risks.
Managing existing business
• Communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners
- Reassurance, commitment, informing
Planning for the future
- Customs clearance, tariffs, free trade deals? Impact on EU business
- Impact on non-EU business (free trade agreements)
Looking beyond the EU
Looking for new markets for your business
- researching using the internet and visiting a new market
- market entry planning
- marketing in different cultures
- languages and using interpreters or translators
Trading Blocs, Free Trade Agreements, Customs Unions, and Free Trade Zones
- Understanding the difference
- Taking advantage of them in new and existing markets
- What is origin, and why is it important, impacts on your business
Managing future risks:
Mitigating foreign exchange risk
- Short term (during uncertainty)
- Longer term
What credit risk insurance covers and how to use it
Is your supply chain secure?
Impact of Brexit on suppliers
- Agreements with suppliers
- Customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences
- Implications for transport and distribution
This day is an opportunity for you and your team to think through what you want, where you want to go and how to get there - may we live in interesting times!!