Business streams for conquering international markets


Spain: Essentially regional streams

The 2012/03/28 at 16:08
Streams have historically been organised into regional clusters. The previous government and the new one have multiplied initiatives for changing the situation. The globalisation policy of SMEs is soon to be backed up.

Germany: Businesses and federations in the same boat

The 2012/03/28 at 15:48
German SMEs owe their success to an open outlook on the world. It is firstly thanks to their professional federations, then relayed by the Länder (states) and the State, that these companies are operational on international markets.

United Kingdom: Supporting international development

The 2012/03/28 at 15:04
Clusters, professional representation bodies as well as government authorities endeavour to bring support to British businesses wishing to develop on other geographical markets.

French export streams: big companies sought

The 2012/04/10 at 05:40
Amongst the factors allowing French SMEs to improve their international competitiveness, relations with major businesses is important.

Seduction operations overseas

The 2012/03/28 at 14:06
In order to help SMEs and ETIs (intermediate-sized enterprises) to sign more overseas contracts, the State Secretary for Foreign Trade Pierre Lellouche launched, three years ago, the France Export Programme

The missions of Ubifrance

The 2012/03/28 at 13:33
Ubifrance is undoubtedly the best-known French operator for the organisation of international trade fairs. Yet the agency’s role goes far beyond this aspect. Questions for Henri Baissas, Chief Operating Officer of Ubifrance.

Vectors behind groupings

The 2012/03/28 at 13:08
Chambers of Commerce and regional councils are the primary interlocutors able to guide SMEs seeking to develop overseas. They are also the first to be able to organise SMEs into streams.

Pack hunting for export

The 2012/03/28 at 12:40
If France does not export sufficiently, it is because most of its businesses lack the critical size to attack foreign markets. Via measures promoting grouping into streams, public powers are encouraging SMEs to get launched internationally.
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