AGCC's experienced International Business team can provide companies with business advice in support of market entry and export initiatives. Our comprehensive databases and co-operation with other support organisations enable us to tap into many resources and respond quickly to members' requirements. Our network extends locally, nationally and internationally.
The team can also be commissioned to perform bespoke projects such as the development of export strategies, production of export business plans, sales and marketing support and business development. Market research can be performed either in the form of desk research or in-market research.
The Chamber's wide range of events covers all aspects of international trade. Overseas trade missions provide comprehensive practical information and insights into foreign markets.
Legal News Angola - February 2014
Card payments mission to Asia - British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
You are invited to participate in a Trade Mission around the Cards payment Asia trade Show happening in Singapore from the 21st to the 25th April. The mission is open to all UK companies from the payments and ecommerce sectors who have an interest in expanding their business in South East Asia through Singapore as a regional hub.
Brazil webinar: how to register as a Petrobras supplier
Learn directly from a Petrobras specialist how international companies should proceed to register as their supplier
Click here to register
Attract investment with Scottish Enterprise
Various grants and funding options are available to businesses of all sizes for research and development, co-investment and technological innovations.
Map of Petroleum Activities in South Africa
Clyde & Co Tanzania - Latest O&G update
Click here to download the energy briefing for the month of November focusing on the recently published National Natural Gas Policy.
Supporting Companies in the Global Sports Market - UK Trade & Investment
Manchester, 27th March 2014
2014 Global Smart Grid (China) Summit
China National Convention Center, Beijing, March 31 - April 2 2014
Oil & Gas 2014 Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar, 15-17 October 2014
Oil & Gas Trade mission to Kenya and Uganda
Nairobi & Kampala, 24-28 March 2014
Export Britain, the new online resource from the British Chambers of Commerce, showcases opportunities in key international markets, and links UK exporters to support available from British Chambers and business groups both in the UK and around the world.
Export Britain helps businesses to make new connections overseas by drawing on the power of the global network of British Chambers and business groups. The site also helps growing and prospective exporters navigate through the export journey by signposting the support available every step of the way. Additionally, Export Britain provides information on export training and documentation, events and trade missions, and inspiring case studies featuring successful UK exporters.
For more information, visit: www.exportbritain.org.uk
Scottish Chambers FX
Fluctuations in foreign exchange rates and the difficulty of making or receiving international payments can have an enormous impact on companies engaged in international trade.Using in-depth foreign exchange market intelligence, Scottish Chambers FX is able to provide access to the very best foreign exchange rates.
Scottish Chambers FX is designed to assist chamber members grow their international business. The chamber network already assists its members with export documentation and is now able to help its members with their foreign exchange requirements.
Scottish Chambers FX can help businesses reduce both costs and risks of foreign exchange transactions as we know that any changes in exchange rates can have a massive impact on the bottom line.
Scottish Chambers FX has direct access to the wholesale currency markets and is able to pass on those savings to chamber members.
Scottish Chambers FX is there to assist members who:
• Import or Export goods and services and have a foreign exchange requirement
• Need to protect themselves against foreign currency fluctuations
• Make regular foreign payments
The philosophy behind Scottish Chambers FX is to provide its members with a highly personal service. Scottish Chambers FX provides a simple, safe and secure service to its members.
The founder directors have substantial experience in both the foreign exchange and the Scottish markets. All have over 30 years experience in their respective fields - David Hale in foreign exchange, David Tunstall in accounting and Gordon Perry in financial services . Their combined experience gives them a unique perspective on both the foreign exchange and the Scottish markets.
The key benefits provided by Scottish Chambers FX are:
• Scottish Chambers FX provides highly competitive exchange rates to its members through its direct access to the wholesale currency markets
• All members have a dedicated dealer who is able to provide up to the minute exchange rate quotes
• There is no registration fee and no obligation to trade subsequent to registration
• Direct access to Scot FX directors who are available to discuss member currency requirements, be it a one off deal or a hedging strategy to protect against future currency fluctuations
• Scot FX is also available to advise clients on specific foreign markets – be it foreign charges or time delays and how to minimise them
• Scot FX is FSA and HMRC regulated and all client funds are held in segregated client money accounts
For further information on Scottish Chambers FX call 0141 248 0040 or visit the Scot FX website.
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