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International Business

In this section, in association with Azimo, we take a look at all of the essential processes to be aware of when conducting business internationally, from commodity codes to air freight, from import/export to freight forwarding.

International business occurs in many different formats including the movement of goods from country to another, contractual agreements that allow foreign firms to use products, services, and processes from other nations.

Additionally, an international business also includes the formation and operations of sales, manufacturing, research and development, and distribution facilities in foreign markets

Customs brokers: Everything you need to know

Should your business use a customs broker? Read on to learn more about what a customs broker can do for you, what they’ll charge, and the pros and cons of using one for your shipment.

International Business

International Business

The UK-Australia trade deal and what it means for small business

Boris Johnson has announced a provisional trade deal – an agreement in principle – with Australia. Here's what small businesses need to know

International Business

EORI number: What it is and how to get or check one

Here, we reveal all you need to know about EORI numbers, who should register, how to apply and where to go for more help

International Business

Keeping 2021 simple for small and medium-sized enterprises

Currensea explain what Open Banking is and how it can help small and medium-sized enterprises to trade overseas

Export & Import

How will Brexit affect my imports and exports? Where to find customs help

Post-Brexit import and export paperwork is expected to cost UK businesses around £7bn a year. Where to find customs help for your small business

International Business

Doing business abroad: 2020’s top 3 countries for international expansion

This year may be the right time to expand your small business – here are three countries to keep on your radar.

International Business

What the UK can learn from Estonia as the destination to start a business

The UK lies in 17th place as a country that incubates entrepreneurs. What can Britain learn from No 1-ranked Estonia as a place to launch a start-up?

International Business

Book review: My Story by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

In his candid new memoir, My Story, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum reveals how his passion for business and relentless drive to succeed transformed the UAE’s largest city from a simple trading port into a multi-billion dollar economic hub.

International Business

What the UK can learn from Estonia as the destination to start a business

The UK lies in 17th place as a country that incubates entrepreneurs. What can Britain learn from No 1-ranked Estonia as a place to launch a start-up?

International Business

Book review: My Story by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

In his candid new memoir, My Story, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum reveals how his passion for business and relentless drive to succeed transformed the UAE’s largest city from a simple trading port into a multi-billion dollar economic hub.

International Business

Less than a quarter of British SMEs plan to expand beyond the UK

Small business owners blame lack of finance, inexperience and red tape equally for unwillingness to expand overseas

International Business

Business travel etiquette: tips for your next international trip

Going abroad on business? Ensure you know the local etiquette if you're heading to Japan, Dubai, Australia, Mexico, China, Thailand or India.

International Business

Freight forwarder: Everything you need to know

In this article, we’ll delve into what a freight forwarder actually is and does, how their costs are calculated, and where you might find a reputable agent if you decide you want to get some help with your shipment.

International Business

Air freight guide: Process, costs, and timelines

If you’re weighing up your options for importing or exporting, you’ll want to do some research on the advantages and disadvantages of using air freight. Here’s all you need to know.

Partner content

How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience

Partner content

Fuel your small business with Uber Eats

This article explains what Uber Eats is and why you should use it for your small business

Partner content

The importance of custom and sustainable packaging when growing your brand

Packaging is more than just a pretty face. It’s a brand-builder that sends would be customers clear signals about the things your business stands for. Ambitious brands must get it right or risk being outpaced by the competition

Business management

The role of B2B ecommerce in choosing the right supplier

How Alibaba.com can help you discover new suppliers around the world