Further Links

Business/Export Advice

British Chamber of Commerce (BCC)
BCC provides a ready-made management support team for any business in the UK.

e-Business Tayside
The Dundee and Tayside Chamber of Commerce e-Business Forum has planned a year long initiative of information, support, training, events and seminars to help businesses in Tayside improve their competitiveness through the effective use of this technology.

A joint initiative by the Glasgow Development Agency and the Glasgow City Council to help develop and support e-commerce in Glasgow and beyond.

Export Publications
On-line catalogue of publications published by Trade Partners UK's Export Publications Unit to assist potential exporters compete effectively overseas.

Global Business Exchange
A searchable database of business opportunities which have been validated by participating International Chambers.

International Business Forum
Provides information about business opportunities in the international market place.

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Listings and links to companies that are ICC members and information about global business issues.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
A useful directory on regional economic organisations and development organisations.

This site aims to identify 1.5 million companies world-wide. You can search under product type or company name.

Offset Investment Brokering Service
A service which enables firms to find assistance for investment of training projects in various countries including Bahrain, India, Kuwait, Saudi Arbia and South Africa.

Scottish Council Development and Industry (SCDI)
SCDI is an independent, broadly based membership organisation which influences and strengthens Scotland's economy through the formulation and promotion of innovative public policies and the delivery of market driven service for members.

Scottish Enterprise
Scotland's economic development agency.

Scottish Enterprise e-commerce Team
The Scottish Entreprise e-commerce Team is responsible for a number of programmes and projects aimed at accellerating the development and usage of e-commerce through the Internet and related technologies. Available to download from this website are their recently launched Smart Guides to the Internet. There are 20 guides available containing excellent advice and tips for using the internet effectively.

Scottish International Resource Programme (SIRP)
SIRP organises a programme of professional contacts, seminars, cultural events and work attachments for international middle and senior managers currently undertaking postgraduate study in Scotland.

Scottish Trade International
STI is Scotland's lead trade development agency, operated jointly by Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Executive. Focusing on key overseas markets, it helps companies increase their international business, and co-ordinates an effective network of local export support organisations within Scotland.

Trade Leads
Provides a list of sites offering trade leads including government tenders.

Trade Partners UK
Trade Partners UK is the Government network dedicated to building British business success overseas. Formerly British Trade International.

Trade Scotland
Includes details of export courses in Scotland with an online registration facility and a direct link to the 13 Export partnerships.

TradeUK is Trade Partners UK's Internet service for international buyers and UK exporters.

World Access Network Direct (WAND)
An international directory of import/export trade.

World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Provides information on trade issues, including trade policy reviews for various countries.


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