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Export Finance In Challenging Times

Export Finance In Challenging Times

Export Finance in Challenging Times

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NCSL, Nottingham
Fri 8th May 2009, 07:45 to 10:30

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Using video conference facilities, emita is pleased to have the Minister of State for Trade & Investment, Lord Davies of Abersoch, to provide us with his views on the way forward for exporters and to discuss how to finance export activity in the current climate. Following the speech, delegates will have the opportunity of a question and answer session with him. The seminar will also focus on export market risks (including the current exchange rate and the impact this is having on exporting) and solutions on how businesses can control their exposure.

Programme

 

07h45

Registration and breakfast

 

08h30

Welcome and introduction

Peter Hogarth, International Trade Director, UKTI East Midlands

 

08h35

Background to the crunch

Rosie Smith, Deputy Agent, Bank of England East Midlands Agency

 

08h55

Keynote Speech via video link

Lord Davies of Abersoch, Minister of State for Trade and Investment,

BERR, UKTI and FCO

 

09h05

Question and answer session

 

09h20

Financing and managing your export trade

Ken Ackroyd, Regional Director Trade Sales, Midlands, Barclays Commercial Bank

 

09h45

Reducing credit risk and accelerating cashflow

Craig Simpson, Tax Director, Tenon

 

10h00

Preparing your business for challenging times ahead

Paul Edwards, Business Support Advisor, Business Link East Midlands

 

10h15

Question and answer session

 

10h30

Close and networking

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