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Tag Archives: International Development

Those politicians who are enthusiastic about Brexit are always talking about the UK having great opportunities for trade after leaving the EU. Those who oppose Brexit – and many who are on the fence – dismiss those potential opportunities, at least for the short term, and say that the loss of EU trade would more than outweigh any new benefits.

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Episode 2 – We’ll look at the recent history of trade deals, cut through the jargon, look at the key principles and, after all of that, get a pretty good understanding of why FTAs are so difficult to negotiate.

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Free Trade Agreements Episode 1 – The Principles Explained   In this episode we’re only talking about Free Trade Agreements…

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Language is a wonderful but dangerous thing. I’ve lived and worked all my life with people of many nationalities; I…

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For most businesses contemplating international expansion, their first choice is the USA. It’s the single biggest destination for foreign direct…

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Most countries, and many big cities and regions, have Investment Promotion Agencies (IPA for short). They exist to promote what’s…

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So many companies believe that the only way their new overseas operation can be successful is if they send over…

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I’ve found that many companies only really start to fully understand local employment laws and customs long after they’ve set…

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This second chapter of Planning an Exploratory Business Trip is mainly about who you need to meet, and what you…

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Thinking of growing your business in a new country? Nothing beats going out there and exploring. And it’s absolutely essential…

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