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Useful Links

Resources for exporters:

The website of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the British Government department responsible for overseas relations and foreign affairs.

UK Trade & Investment is the Government organisation that supports companies in the UK doing business internationally

The website of the Institute of Export. Also features an International Trade Portal with a wealth of exporting information

Official government service, providing advice and information for new and small businesses. Has an excellent International Trade section which includes an invaluable range of exporting tools

Excellent website for Information about non-EU Export and Import regulation, and duty and tax rates

Search for details (telephone, fax, email contact, address) of a product supplier or a service provider in Europe.

A "must" for exporters. The UK's trade facilitation agency website with FREE information for traders. It focuses on the procedures and documentation associated with international trade.

Department of Trade and Industry

BUSINESS EUROPE (European employers' organisation)

Europa, the portal of the European Union

As part of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the Statistical Analysis of Trade Unit (SATU) focuses on the trade statistics business, covering a variety of trade information and data.

Language Resources:

A range of online language courses, holiday phrases, learning tips and more. You can choose from French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Greek and Chinese, and even holiday phrases in 37 languages in downloadable mp3 format.

A huge range of general and specialised online dictionaries, from Abenaki to Yaka

French, German, Spanish and Italian phrasebooks, pronunciation guides, dictionaries, quizzes and more

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