SIITACE Summit: Context and impact of current affairs on SMEs trying to trade internationally
6th December 2022The National Football Museum, ManchesterUrbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd Street, Manchester, M4 3BG Come and join us at the NFM in Manchester to think about how we need to adapt and engage in international trading. Could there be a better time to talk to experts about trading internationally and what a weak […]
The UK’s Future Independent Customs Regime – A SIITACE Summary
The 2025 UK Border Strategy sets out the government’s vision for the UK border to be the most effective in the world. Central to this vision is an independent UK customs regime that is business-friendly and responsive to the needs of the wider border network. The government announced in April that no further import controls […]
SIITACE Inaugural Summit – Summary and Conclusions (WHITE PAPER)
This summer, SIITACE invited members and key International trade professionals to their Inaugural Summit at the National Motorcycle Museum. It focused on the UK Government’s objective of £1 trillion in exports by 2030: reaching for the stars or a pipe dream? We are pleased to be able to share our White Paper summarising the results and […]
MC12: the last opportunity to strengthen, refresh and reform the World Trade Organisation?
A Position Paper by SITTACE members in the wake of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference Introduction We believe it would be difficult to find many SIITACE members who oppose the WTO and its precursor entities. This is why we are concerned about the WTO’s future, and we want MC12 to reaffirm its members’ commitment to […]
“A Day Worth A Trillion Pounds”
The inaugural Summit for Independent International Trade & Customs Experts has come to a close. SIITACE wishes to express its gratitude to World First for its support. Thank you to everyone who attended the day at the National Motorcycle Museum. Trade and customs officials together with many members of SIITACE gathered to discuss how to […]
Summit for Independent International Trade & Customs Advisors
SIITACE in collaboration with World First announce our inaugural Summit for Independent International Trade & Customs Advisers on 9th June from 10:00-16:00 at The National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull B92 0EJ, UK £1 trillion exports by 2030: reaching for the stars or a pipe dream? It seems that media sources continually present contradictory […]
In The News: Single Trade Window
The creation of a single-entry point for border data allowing parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardised information and documents. Link: UK Single Trade Window – Policy discussion paper – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) If the aftermath of our departure from the single market has taught us anything it is the need to simplify paperwork and […]
The future of global value chains
The future of global value chains has never been more fragile, which suppliers are we safe to rely on? Should we have more than one supplier for the entire supply chain? As we review world trade in more detail, we can see it has proved remarkably resilient in terms of a fast recovery of the […]
The greatest business opportunity for a generation?
We hear a constant stream of news and expert opinion about the significant challenges Brexit has brought to UK exporters, it almost feels like a doomsday scenario! Yes, we need to be prepared and there have been changes to the way we do business, but what about the opportunities? There are not a lot of […]
Distributor or agent? And how to find one!
Once you have decided upon your target export market the next key decision is developing your route-to-market strategy. How are we going to reach the market? How will we carve out a market share? This is often not as straight forward as it may seem. Finding the right partner for your business is critical to […]