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.
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.
Implementation of Chapter 10 of EU Accounting Directive (2013/34/EU)
An impact assessment is provided for plans to require companies in extractive industries to report all payments made to governments in countries where they operate, in order to reduce corruption.
UK implementation of the EU accounting directive: chapter 10: extractive industries reporting - government response to consultation
A paper summarises responses to a consultation on the introduction of a law requiring companies in extractive industries to publish information on all payments to governments of countries where they operate, and provides the government's response.
Transatlantic trade and investment partnership: what's in it for me?
A leaflet argues that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will save consumers money by promoting competition and reducing tariffs and customs duties, improve consumer protection when purchasing goods and services from the US, and make purchasing from the USA more simple.
Review of the balance of competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union: the single market: free movement of services
A report describes the history and current legal framework of the European Single Market in services, and its effect on the UK national interest.
Review of the balance of competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union: competition and consumer policy report
A report describes the history and current legal framework of EU policy on competition law, state aid, and consumer protection, and its effect on the UK national interest.