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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.

Opportunities

International trade consultancy - offer to AGCC members

Member company Intl Trade Instrument offers a global trade and customs compliance review with a discounted fee for members

Click here to download the flyer

 

 

Large Projects and Investment Opportunities in Tunisia - UK Trade & Investment

Click here to download the list of projects

 

 

Meet with the Chinese Consul General - China Britain Business Council

 Chamber Members are invited to participate in an informal lunch with Chinese Consul General Pan Xinchun in Aberdeenon Wednesday September 10th 2014.

This will be a small scale Chinese banquet, providing an excellent opportunity to meet with Mr Pan and discuss companies’ business interests between Scotland and China.

The event will take place at Zen Oriental from noon on the 10th.  Ticket are £30 (inc VAT) per person.

Click here to book your place

 

 

Click here to access the webpage

 

 

Russia trade and financial sanctions - necessary precautions
Chamber member Intl Trade Instrument has issued a short document to help you grasp what is at stakes

Click here to download the document

Click here to download the list of products affected

 

 

AGCC members get reduced rate at Opportunity Arabia 11
Edinburgh, 2nd October 2014

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Report on offshore activities in Colombia by UK Colombia Trade

Register and request by clicking here

 

 

Tender opportunities to build a power plant in Tunisia
STEG are the Tunisian government national company who have the monopoly on producing and selling electricity in Tunisia.
Click here to download the tender document

Direct any questions to UKTI Tunisia

 

 

Registering with ENI in Mozambique
A new web tool is available for suppliers interested in registering their interest with Eni East Africa (EEA) – Mozambique Branch: https://eprocurement.eni.it/ext_eng/Suppliers/Qualification/Mozambique-Application. All invitations to submit an EOI for the provision of goods or services to EEA Mozambique are published on the two main national newspapers: Jornal de Notícias and O País.

Documented proof of experience in Africa and/or in Mozambique and location of office in Mozambique may be required. The submission of an EOI will have to refer to the commodity code indicated in the EOI.

The commodity code structure is available for download at https://eprocurement.eni.it/ext_eng/Suppliers/Qualification/Commodity-Code-Structure.

A presentation, only in Portuguese, of EEA Qualification process is available on request.

 

 

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.

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Map of Petroleum Activities in South Africa

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Events

Oil & Gas 2014 Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar, 15-17 October 2014

 

UK-Ghana Trade & Investment Forum
London, 23rd October 2014

 

International Conference on Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) - Takoradi Chamber of Commerce

Ghana, 22-24 October 2014

 

 


 

 

Missions

Renewable energy trade mission to Finland - Palinska
Helsinki & Vaasa, 1-5 September 2014
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Click here to download further information

 

 

SDI trade mission to Angola
Luanda, October 2014

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Click here to download application form

 

 

China oil and gas trade mission centred around 4th China International Offshore Technology Conference and Exhibition (SDI)

Beijing and Shenzhen, November 2014

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Export Britain

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

 


Consultancy

International Trade Consultancy

AGCC’s international trade consultants are here to provide members with a more hands-on and advanced support. This is a highly relevant service for companies looking at inward or outward trade & investment

We invite you to browse our consultants’ profiles below and see if their expertise is suitable for your current business requirements.

 

 

Catherine Truel

Catherine is a widely trusted consultant advising companies on international growth, cross-border transactions, trade and customs compliance. Her company focuses on strategy and processes to help importers and exporters recognise risks, mitigate them and trade globally, without disruption, in a safe, compliant and profitable manner.

Areas of expertise: Customs and trade compliance; international sales and global sourcing; international logistics and supply chain compliance; import/invest in the EU

Contact: consultancy@agcc.co.uk

 

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Chris Dunridge

Chris provides a wide range of HR services to help companies from all sectors and of all sizes build their business success. Her company specialises in supporting mergers, acquisitions, divestments and other major change initiatives.

Areas of expertise: HR consultancy; mergers and acquisitions – the people issues and integration planning; organisational change; communication for change

Contact: consultancy@agcc.co.uk

 


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Jeff Lockhart

Jeff specialises in finance, business, administration and management development.

Areas of expertise: Finance, budgeting & cost control; understanding financial statements; project management; project evaluation and risk assessment; working capital best practices to maximise cash flow; skills for importing & exporting

Contact: consultancy@agcc.co.uk

 

 

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Ken Lofthouse

Ken can support your business with the creation and delivery of international trade development programmes. His company also provides in-house international trade consultancy and development of best practice procedure models. Clients include Scottish Enterprise, British Chambers of Commerce, EU for central Europe EU funded projects, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Blue Chip private sector organisations.

Areas of expertise: International trade diagnostic; design & delivery of short export/import related courses;  budget setting and control; senior management international trade development programmes; international trade best practice training simulations

Contact: consultancy@agcc.co.uk

 

 

Translation

TransAberdeen Language Services & Tours
Elena Sargeant
Director
16 St Clair Wynd
Newburgh AB41 6DZ
Tel: +44 (0) 1358789330
Mobile: 07718 044374
www.transaberdeen.com
elena@transaberdeen.com

 

Grampian Translation Services
Eltijani Elias
Owner
4A Charlotte street
Aberdeen AB25 1LR
Tel: +44 (0)1224 536 249
info@grampian-translation.co.uk
www.grampian-translation.co.uk

Contact

Julien Masse
International Business Team Leader

t: +44 (0)1224 343928
f: +44 (0)1224 343999
e: julien.masse@agcc.co.uk

07718 044374