Tag Archive: “Export”

Focus on the Netherlands: Expanding into new markets

Whether we remain in the European Single Market or not, many businesses are still looking for opportunities to export to our near neighbours in Europe. The Netherlands is a prime example. Currently the UK’s fourth largest bilateral trading partner, in 2014 (latest available figures) the value of UK goods exported to the Netherlands was $36.7

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UK manufacturers drive their own destiny

Language service provider, Comtec Translations, has recorded an encouraging 52% year-on-year increase in the work undertaken for a number of their key UK manufacturing clients. The Midlands based translation company, which specialises in enabling organisations maximise their export potential, provides support for manufacturers across a wide variety of sectors including machinery, automotive and luxury goods.

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Should agents or distributors be involved in translations of medical device literature?

A prevailing question on the minds of manufacturers and exporters of medical devices is how agents or distributors should be involved in translations of medical device literature. Should they be assigned to carry out the translations themselves, provide approval on translations or arrange for professional linguists to carry out the work? Should local markets therefore

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Let’s get exporting! Proactive approaches to exporting in abundance at BCC Global Business Network Live

On Tuesday 1st November I attended BCC Global Business Network Live in London, organised by the British Chambers of Commerce. The annual event, focussed on international trade, is designed to help businesses grow by demystifying the process of export and giving them the advice, resources and expertise they need to succeed. As a language services

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Exporting to the Commonwealth? Yes, please!

As exporting to EU countries has raised question marks with some UK companies in the ‘post-Brexit era’, looking towards the Commonwealth countries as a potential target market is becoming more and more appealing. This subject was a focal point of the first-ever ‘Today’s Commonwealth: Exploring export opportunities’ conference, held by the Birmingham Commonwealth Association last

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