Month: <span>December 2017</span>

New Zealand is a rapidly expanding nation, with an economy that’s embraced a number of new sectors over the last decade or so – where its earnings were once dominated by farm products, namely wool, meat and dairy, it’s now supported by burgeoning tourism, film production and wine-making industries.

Trade between the UK and New Zealand is worth a healthy £1.1 billion a year, and the top UK exports to New Zealand include:

  • automotive
  • machinery and mechanical appliances
  • printing
  • pharmaceutical
  • food and beverage
  • optical medical and measuring equipment
  • electrical machinery and equipment

If you’re thinking of doing business on the other side of the world, here’s everything you need to know about exporting to New Zealand…

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Winter well and truly kicked in over the weekend, so if you were literally caught cold by the snow and ice on Monday morning, here’s how to de-ice your car.

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Those in the know see Mexico growing as an economic power over the next couple of decades, and making the leap from being the world’s 15th largest economy (where it’s currently ranked), to the fifth.

And the Mexican economy has continued to grow despite other Latin American countries seeing their’s shrink.

Trade between the UK and Mexico is worth around£1.1 billion, and the top five UK exports to Mexico are:

  • Power generating machinery and equipment
  • Road vehicles
  • Medicinal and pharmaceutical products
  • Beverages
  • Essential oils and perfume materials.

Here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Mexico.

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Malaysia is a multi-ethnic society of 28.4 million and the country has remained in a strong economic position in spite of the economic downturn and it aims to achieve Developed Nation status by 2020. It’s also one of the world’s best spots for offshore manufacturing and service-based ventures.

And, much like Singapore, it’s strategic position between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea makes it popular with investors.

Trade between the UK and Malaysia is worth around £8 billion, making it the UK’s second largest trading partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). If you’re interested in doing business in Malaysia, the top five sectors for trade are:

  • machinery and transport equipment
  • manufactured goods
  • chemical and related products
  • crude and fuel
  • food, beverages and tobacco

Here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Malaysia…

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