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.
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
Large Projects and Investment Opportunities in Tunisia - UK Trade & Investment
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.
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
AGCC members get reduced rate at Opportunity Arabia 11
Edinburgh, 2nd October 2014
Report on offshore activities in Colombia by UK Colombia Trade
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
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.
Map of Petroleum Activities in South Africa
Oil & Gas 2014 Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar, 15-17 October 2014
UK-Ghana Trade & Investment Forum
London, 23rd October 2014
Ghana, 22-24 October 2014
Renewable energy trade mission to Finland - Palinska
Helsinki & Vaasa, 1-5 September 2014
Click here to download the flyer
SDI trade mission to Angola
Luanda, October 2014
China oil and gas trade mission centred around 4th China International Offshore Technology Conference and Exhibition (SDI)
Beijing and Shenzhen, November 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
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 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
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
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
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
International Business Team Leader
t: +44 (0)1224 343928
f: +44 (0)1224 343999