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Exporting to the UKAlex BrooksHead of UK Trade and Investment, SerbiaШeф Трговинског Oдeљeњa, Британска Aмбасада19/10/2011...
UNITED KINGDOM of Great Britainand Northern Ireland   GDP €1.730bn   Population 62,7m (30,000 Serbs)   Per capita incom...
Year       Real     CPIEconomy                      2011                                        growth                    ...
Business environment Price competition Branding and  advertising Easiest entry in  Europe19/10/2011     Exporting to th...
Top ten importedUK-Serbia trade                            product groups                                           Rubber...
UK exporting benefits   Trading heritage   UK law   Springboard to the World   Finance   Trustworthy and ‘clean’19/10...
Sectors ofinterest   Advanced Manufacturing   Creative Industries   Retail   Digital Technologies   Life sciences19/1...
UK exporting challenges   Competition   Marketing   “Pragmatism”   Perceptions   Visas…19/10/2011         Exporting t...
Opportunities London 2012  Olympic Games Plan for Growth EU Candidacy19/10/2011     Exporting to the UK   10
Advice1.    Analysis   6. Office2.    Strategy   7. Invest3.    Visit      8. Deliver4.    Location   9. Innovate5.    Res...
Information   www.britishbusinessclub.org   www.britserbcham.eu   www.sbbc.rs   www.siepa.gov.rs   www.businesslink.g...
Good luck! “If you get your face and  your name out there  enough, people will start to  recognize you.”          -Sir Ri...
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  1. 1. 19/10/2011 Presentation title 1
  2. 2. Exporting to the UKAlex BrooksHead of UK Trade and Investment, SerbiaШeф Трговинског Oдeљeњa, Британска Aмбасада19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 2
  3. 3. UNITED KINGDOM of Great Britainand Northern Ireland GDP €1.730bn Population 62,7m (30,000 Serbs) Per capita income €26.500 Nearly 5m firms (record high; more than Germany) Two of the world’s ten largest companies (BHP Billiton, Royal Dutch Shell) 34 of the world’s 500 largest companies (China-29, France-23, Germany-19, Russia-10) Direct flights from Belgrade: Jat (daily to Heathrow); W!zzair (4x weekly to Luton)19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 3
  4. 4. Year Real CPIEconomy 2011 growth 1,7% inflation 4,2% Broad-based 2012 2,5% 2,5% 2013 2,9% 2,0% Trade: €972bn Sound public finances19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 4
  5. 5. Business environment Price competition Branding and advertising Easiest entry in Europe19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 5
  6. 6. Top ten importedUK-Serbia trade product groups Rubber manufactures Iron & steel Non-ferrous metalsJan-July 2011: Power generating equipment €68m imported from Clothing & accessories Serbia (18% yoy) Fruit & vegetables €66m exported to Metalworking machinery Serbia (15% yoy) Processed food Professional & scientific equipment Furniture19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 6
  7. 7. UK exporting benefits Trading heritage UK law Springboard to the World Finance Trustworthy and ‘clean’19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 7
  8. 8. Sectors ofinterest Advanced Manufacturing Creative Industries Retail Digital Technologies Life sciences19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 8
  9. 9. UK exporting challenges Competition Marketing “Pragmatism” Perceptions Visas…19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 9
  10. 10. Opportunities London 2012 Olympic Games Plan for Growth EU Candidacy19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 10
  11. 11. Advice1. Analysis 6. Office2. Strategy 7. Invest3. Visit 8. Deliver4. Location 9. Innovate5. Respect 10. Grow19/10/2011 Presentation title 11
  12. 12. Information www.britishbusinessclub.org www.britserbcham.eu www.sbbc.rs www.siepa.gov.rs www.businesslink.gov.uk www.hmrc.gov.uk www.ukti.gov.uk19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 12
  13. 13. Good luck! “If you get your face and your name out there enough, people will start to recognize you.” -Sir Richard Branson GO THERE!19/10/2011 Exporting to the UK 13
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