The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has identified that exporting is one of the unique opportunities for the UK government to rebuild its economy.
With electronic document rules in place, it is now the role of key players and regulators to go ahead and enable trade finance to take advantage of digital innovation.
Now is the time for trade finance institutions to take the lead in efforts to strengthen SME resilience and leave them in a position to be able to bounce back in the aftermath of the pandemic.
EORI numbers – or economic operator indicator numbers – are essential for exporters. Based off a company’s VAT number, an exporter needs an EORI in order to complete a Customs Declaration. Till now, UK businesses have not needed to complete such documentation in order to sell into Europe, but this will change with Brexit.
The nature of Xi Jinping’s political hegemony has altered China’s conduct and outlook of international trade; based on China’s economic past, what could this spell for the future?
‘Make in India’ is an ambitious initiative put forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. Even though much has been done for the successful implementation of the initiative, there are a lot of pitfalls left to be addressed.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Lucinda O’Reilly, Marketing and Exports Director at Ecotile Flooring. Lucinda has worked at Ecotile for 20 years during which time the company has grown… read more →
I had the pleasure of interviewing Terry Partridge, Managing Director of RA Watts and Joint Chairman at BExA. From remortgaging his house in 1972 to becoming a significant shareholder of… read more →
I had the pleasure of interviewing Carl Hunter, CEO & MD of Coltraco Ultrasonics, exporter of 30 years’ experience and a world traveller who is committed to supporting British SMEs,… read more →
I had the pleasure of interviewing Phil Winnington, International Business Director at Morris Site Machinery, leading UK site machinery manufacturer and distributor exporting to 25 countries worldwide. With over 20… read more →
One of the arguments that was repeatedly made during the Brexit campaign was that by leaving the European Union, Britain’s fishing industry would be revitalised as it took back control… read more →