Emerging Europe – webinars for UK companies
- Department for International Trade Hungary, Department for International Trade Austria, Department for International Trade Croatia, Department for International Trade Poland, Department for International Trade Slovakia, Department for International Trade Czech Republic, Department for International Trade Bulgaria, Department for International Trade Romania, and Department for International Trade Slovenia
- Part of:
- Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia
- First published:
- 1 October 2013
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Are you a UK company eyeing export opportunities close to home? Our webinars between 1 and 4 October, 2013 might just be for you.
As part of the ongoing GREAT campaign, UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Emerging Europe team is running 4 free webinars to introduce business opportunities from the region to UK companies.
The Sound of Business - a gateway to CEE – a market for you?
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013, 2pm
Why is Austria the Central and Eastern Europe’s (CEE) headquarters for over 350 non Austrian companies? To find out, join our “The Sound of Business: A gateway to CEE - a market for you?” webinar on 1 October 2013, at 2pm.
Export Growth in the Heart of Europe
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013, 2pm
Did you know that over the past decade the economy posted above average growth of 4.9% per year in Slovakia, one of the best in EU27? What are the main driving forces behind this growth, and how can UK companies capitalise on this? To find out, join our “Export growth in the heart of Europe” webinar on 2 October, 2013, at 2 pm.
Emerging Europe automotive sector – risks and opportunities
Thursday, 3 October, 2013, 9:30am
How did the automotive industry become Emerging Europe’s great success story, with production trebling to 1.1 million vehicles by 2012? What are the supply chain opportunities for UK companies? To listen to the answers, and more on automotive opportunities, join our “Emerging Europe Automotive” webinar on 3 October 2013, at 9.30am from Esztergom - a key automotive centre in Hungary.
Emerging Europe: GREAT for UK financial services
Friday, 4 October, 2013, 9am
Where have household investments grown by 230% (in Poland it grew by 160%)? How can UK companies tap into the region’s financial services industry, underexploited by British business? To learn about financial services in Emerging Europe, trends and opportunities, join our “Emerging Europe Financial Services” webinar on 4 October 2013, at 09:00 from the British Embassy in Hungary.
What is Emerging Europe?
The Emerging Europe region is a major area of opportunity for UK companies. Many are looking to make their first steps exporting goods or services abroad benefit from the region’s proximity, its access to EU funds and its participation in the Single Market. In addition, there are a host of value opportunities across a range of sectors.
Robin Barnett CMG, British Ambassador to Poland
Emerging Europe includes:
110 million consumers
A combined GDP of over £1 trillion
Easy and inexpensive access – located just 2 – 3 hours from the UK
Potential to double exports by 2020
All EU regulated, part of the EU’s Single Market, offering long-term growth prospects
Lower overall risk profile than emerging markets further from the UK
Supply chain opportunities in supporting strategically important industries and EU funded infrastructure projects worth around £150 billion over the current spending round
Proven market for UK businesses
61 UKTI advisers based in market
UKTI’s Emerging Europe network includes the following 9 EU markets: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Published: 1 October 2013
From: Department for International Trade Hungary Department for International Trade Austria Department for International Trade Croatia Department for International Trade Poland Department for International Trade Slovakia Department for International Trade Czech Republic Department for International Trade Bulgaria Department for International Trade Romania Department for International Trade Slovenia