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.
Call for expression of interest for provision of FEED services - Total E&P Uganda & partners
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
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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
Oil & Gas 2014 Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar, 15-17 October 2014
Energy trade mission to Nigeria and Ghana
Lagos and Accra & Takoradi, 25 June - 3rd July 2014
Trade mission to Halifax, Nova Scotia - Aberdeen City Council
23-25 June 2014
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Energy trade mission to Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 22-26 September 2014
The current growth witnessed in Malaysia’s oil and gas industry holds much promise for the domestic oil & gas service Companies but also for the British supply chain.
Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce will deliver a five-day oil and gas trade mission for UK-based SMEs. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to oil and gas opportunities, including briefings with key stakeholders and players in the region, detailed market insight, and one to one meetings. The aim is to equip delegates with all relevant information and contacts to support their future entry to the market.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend MOGSEC 2014 which will be held from 23 to 25 September aim to build on the success of its 2012 event and continue to champion and offer a platform for more and more Malaysian service providers to show exactly what the national Oil & Gas industry is capable of.
Energy trade mission to Israel
Jerusalem/Dead Sea, 17-21 November 2014
Recent offshore discoveries, production and further potential of natural gas and onshore potential of oil shale reserves show that Israel could become a major energy player. Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce will deliver a five-day oil and gas trade mission for UK-based SMEs. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to oil and gas opportunities, including briefings with key stakeholders and players in the region, detailed market insight, and one to one meetings. The aim is to equip delegates with all relevant information and contacts to support their future entry to the market.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend Universal Oil & Gas 2014, one of the first major international oil & gas conferences in Israel. The Conference will provide a global knowledge sharing platform from key oil and gas experts through panel discussions, keynote speeches and technical sessions.
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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