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Exporting to Hong Kong

Exporting to Hong Kong? – Some updates

Hong Kong – Overview Exporting to Hong Kong is very easy as it has a duty free port and it can serve as an excellent location for conducting trade into China and Asia. Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China. However is it is not considered to be part of China in a […]

5 Tips to Protect Your Food Products Sold into China

                            Have you thought of the likelihood that the food products which you sell into China could be tampered with or even copied when it is in China? Well judging by past events it’s a very real treat. China’s track record China […]

India shows lack of interest in doing a trade deal with the European Union

                      India’s decision not to renew an investment treaty with the Netherlands has sounded warning bells to the European Union that this will be the start of a process of India allowing many bilateral Investment protection deals with other European countries to expire. India has […]

Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) – Update

Services are an increasingly important in the global economy and a central part of the economy of every EU country.  The EU is the world’s largest exporter of services with tens of millions of jobs throughout Europe in the services sector.  Opening up markets for services will mean more growth and jobs. The Trade in […]

EU-US Free Trade Agreement FTA

Why the US-EU Free Trade Agreement Will Be a Game Changer

  The high level team dealing with a potential US-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has cleared the way for formal negotiations to begin. Indeed the European Union’s incoming trade chief is vowing to pursue an ambitious free trade agreement with the United States. The shared ambition would be to progressively move to a more integrated […]

Asia Shipping News – Prices to remain volatile after Alliance is blocked

Today the Chinese Ministry of Commerce has officially blocked the plans of an alliance between some of the major shipping lines.  citing the potentially negative impact such a partnership would have on other carriers The Shipping lines Maersk, MSC & CMA had been planning an Alliance to begin in the later part of 2014. The […]

7 Tips to Successfully Grow Your Export Sales

Goodada has been designed as a platform to allow you to promote your products to international markets. People often ask  for tips on how to grow their export sales. So I have listed 7 tips that will help bring success to your international sales strategy. Tip 1 – Select a limited number of Products to […]

7 Reasons to Ask – Is Asia still Good Value?

By Aidan Conaty Date 14th April 2014     As founder and CEO of Goodada, I have the privilege of traveling to many countries in the world to meet with Goodada’s Clients and Partners. The main purpose of these meetings is to discuss how to promote that country, its products and services through Goodada’s international […]

6 Tips on how to reduce your costs in China

January 2014 by Aidan Conaty   People often ask me “Is there a good time to buy my products from China?” Actually the question that they should be asking me is “When is the bad time to purchase products from China?” The Chinese New Year holidays often plays havoc with a companies supply chain and […]

European Commission update on Importing Sugar from Western Balkan’s into the European Union

The European Commission advised importers in June 2002 of the importance of the documentary evidence of origin in the context of securing preferential duty for sugar imported from the Western Balkans. The conditions for a proper functioning of preferential arrangements for sugar of tariff headings CN 1701 and CN 1702 imported from the Western Balkans […]