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Trading with the UAE? Here is useful Tips & Information

Overview of the UAE The United Arab Emirates (UAE) economy is currently experiencing limited growth due to the OPEC-mandated oil production cuts. However with Dubai hosting the World Expo in 2020 and oil prices projected to raise growth is expected to pick up in the medium term (source:  worldbank.org). The United Arab Emirates is an […]

Selling into China? Updates on China Trade Information

Overview of China Trade China Trade will soon become a keystone of any companies international strategic sales review. Despite slower-than-expected economic growth, China remains the main engine of the global economy. Today anyone who is involved in international business cannot avoid trading with China. China is predicted to overtake the USA to become the largest […]

Exporting to Brazil? – Facts & Information

                        Overview of Brazil Export to Brazil Information. Brazil is predicted to overtake both the UK and France to become the seventh largest economy in 2020 (source Euromonitor International ).  According to a PWC report Brazil is expected to replace Germany and become the 5th largest […]

Review – Doing Business In Mexico

Overview of Mexico By 2020 Mexico is widely projected to be a top 10 economy. (Source Euromonitor International ).  Mexico is expected to be the 6th largest trading nation in the world by 2050. Mexico is a politically stable country with prudent management of its economy. It has a population of 125 million with 46% […]

Are you Buying from China? Production Disrupted across China

The Chinese government has launched environmental inspections which have halted factory production across making key raw materials industries such as plastics, chemicals & steel. This has caused a knock on effect on other industries. The sweeping inspections were ordered in October 2016 in response to the to the smog crisis in north China, where the […]

**Importing Tips** – How to protect Your Supplier Data

Your company has invested a lot of resources into developing foreign suppliers for its products in countries such as China so that it can gain a competitive sales advantage over its rivals. If you’ve ever imported anything, you will most likely have heard of a document called the “Bill of Lading”. The “Bill of Lading” […]

Are you been “Counselled Out” of Your Job?

  Employment Termination strategies are being updated by companies. The employer/ employee relationship is very complex. And no doubt this complexity dramatically increases when the employer seeks to terminate the employee’s employment with the company. But do you know that there are now several strategies which employers can use to end the employment. The buzz […]

Foreign Enterprises – Compensation for work-related death in China

    China Employee Death update. Every year there are in excess of 600,000 “work related” deaths in China but do you know that your company can still be liable for an employee death up to 48 hours after completion of work! In the awful event that an employee suffers a work related death, the […]

Update on EU / South America Trade Deal

The EU and South America have stepped up their talks. EU trade agreements are now in demand with other trading blocks This is because of Donald Trump’s decision to remove the US from the trans-Pacific trade deal has stimulated leaders in the EU & the founding members of the South American trading block called Mercosur […]

Are Low Shipping Prices Coming To An End?

Today you are paying very low prices for the cargo which you ship. However what is happening to cause these low prices may be coming to an end. So what is the cause of the low prices? The basic point is that you are paying very low prices to ship your products  because there are […]