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Luxury Brands in China: Price Cuts Ahead?

As I mentioned in a previous post one of the big draws of China is the mark-up many will pay for western brands. In light of this it was with interest that I read an interesting article in last Thursday’s Financial Times which suggested that the Chinese government is actively […]

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Exporting: opportunities throughout Asia

Packed with strong content, The Ireland Asia Business Yearbook is published by Asia Matters in association with Business & Leadership. At the launch event, attended by Pat Breen and Alan Dukes, Breen described it as “an essential tool” for any Irish business considering entering Asian markets and Dukes viewed it […]

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Propel Programme: Calling for Applications

Invest Northern Ireland is calling on local innovative start-ups, who can demonstrate their potential to succeed and scale-up in international markets to apply for its Propel programme. The programme offers a unique opportunity for Northern Ireland based entrepreneurs to fast track their business ideas, develop intensive growth plans and explore […]

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Meet The Buyer Event

‘Tendering’ and ‘Public Procurement’ has been getting some bad press recently but it is vital that small businesses are not put off competing for potentially lucrative public procurement contracts. With the flexibility, value for money and innovative solutions offered by small businesses, they are often best placed to meet the […]

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Asia Trade Forum – Kilkenny

On May 17th, the Asia Trade Forum (ATF) held the second event of its 2013 series in the pleasant surroundings of Kilkenny Castle. Events aimed at providing greater levels of export-related education and knowledge-sharing are very often held in Dublin; and so this was a great opportunity for the context […]

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Redmills makes first shipment to China

Based in Goresbridge, Co Killkenny, animal feed company Connolly’s Redmills has increased the export proportion of its revenue from 2pc in 2007 to 15pc last year. This family-run business, in operation since 1908, recently became the first foreign company in the world to be registered to distribute horse feed into […]

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