Includes all aspects of international business, including the particular challenges of operating in different cultural contexts.
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Ice skates to Argentina: IoD member export trends 2012-13
The Institute of Directors (IoD) conducted a wide-ranging survey of members in November 2012, asking them to what extent they were involved in international trade.
Openness to trade: exports plus imports as a share of GDP, ranked against major competitors
A report describes the percentage of UK Gross Domestic Product accounted for by international trade, both export and import, each year since 2003, and the UK's ranking by this metric among OECD member countries.
Africa: a 21st century view
Tales of big opportunities off the back of Africa’s economic growth are not new; yet despite the compelling investment case, UK consumer businesses’ presence in the region is lagging.
UK vision for the EU's digital economy
A paper describes policies that the UK government considers will protect digital consumers and encourage digital entrepreneurship within the EU.
UK anti-corruption plan
A paper describes the UK government's plan for measures to prevent, detect, and punish corruption, both within the UK and overseas.
Review of the balance of competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union: education, vocational training, and youth
A report describes the history and current legal framework of EU policy on education and training, and youth policy, and its effect on the UK national interest.
EU sanctions against Russia
A guide describes current EU sanctions on Russia, specifically relevant to the oil and gas industry, and armaments, and gives information on how businesses can comply.