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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | AROUND THE WORLD | NOVEMBER UPDATE

SUMMARY With so much happening in the USA and the UK right now, this month’s Around the World Update webinar was a much needed reminder that chaos is only temporary and there are still many opportunities for New Zealand exporters.  Our panel was made up of five amazing industry experts, who gave us beyond the…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | AROUND THE WORLD | OCTOBER UPDATE

One of the current challenges that exporters and brands face right now is the limited ability to travel internationally. Since March Katabolt, and Sell Global have partnered to bring New Zealand exporters and brands a monthly expert panel from around the world to discuss how exporters need to position themselves to survive, and then thrive,…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | AROUND THE WORLD | AUGUST UPDATE

There was a strong sense of optimism from our Export Recovery Panel this month. While New Zealanders and locals in Seoul may be feeling frustration due to the reemergence of Covid-19 there is a sense of hope with an attitude of “we’ve done this before, we can do it again.”  Businesses want to trade. Consumers…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | OLIVIA EGERTON, KATABOLT | UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL OF OUR PRIMARY SECTOR

We’ve heard time and time again during our Export Recovery Series, the value and opportunities for New Zealand in a Covid-19 world are sitting inside the Primary Sector – how do we unleash the value that’s yet to be untapped? If you’re currently exporting in the primary sector, or looking to export in the primary…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | DAVID DOWNS, AOG AGRITECH TASK FORCE | NAVIGATING NEW ZEALAND INTO A GLOBAL POSITION OF STRENGTH

We know innovation will play an important part in the economic recovery of New Zealand, but what else do we need?  In this week’s Export Recovery Series Interview, Andy Mitchell (Katabolt Growth Strategist) spoke with David Downs, head of the AoG AgriTech task force, about how we can navigate New Zealand into a position of…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | PAUL PRITCHARD, OVERDOSE |ACCELERATING GROWTH DURING UNCERTAINTY

Are you looking to scale and expand in the global market?  With COVID-19 and travel restrictions, many exporters are faced with the challenge of getting boots on the ground in international markets.  Businesses and the wider ecosystem they sit in have been disrupted – taking control of the things you can control has never been…

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EXPORT RECOVERY PANEL | AROUND THE WORLD | JULY UPDATE

What is the situation in the key export markets across the world? What are the preeminent macro trends affecting Kiwi brands? What are the opportunities for Kiwi exporters? We hosted our first monthly Export Recovery Series Around the World Update Live Webinar with a full panel of industry experts from export markets around the world….

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | DR MICHELLE DICKINSON, NANOGIRL LABS | THE FUTURE OF NZ AS AN R&D LEADER AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS FOR KIWI BRANDS

Want to build a product or service that thrives on the global market?  Covid-19 threw a spanner into the works for many New Zealand exporters. Dr Michelle Dickinson, Founder of Nanogirl Labs and her team were about to go on a ‘world domination tour’ before Covid-19 struck and shut down their business model overnight.  Find…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | WILL RADFORD, HONEYSTICKS | TRANSITIONING FROM A SIDE PROJECT, TO A VALUES-DRIVEN EXPORTER

How do you transition a side project into a values-driven business exporting out of NZ into 20 different countries? Watch our interview with Honeysticks co-owner and Chief Colouring-In Officer, Will Radford, to find out how the New Zealand brand and business, Honeysticks did just that.  We previously heard from Will Radford on the ERP 12…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | RICHARD SHIRTCLIFFE, NOHO | BUILDING A VALUES-DRIVEN, SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODEL

Sustainability is about more than ecology – it’s about looking after people as well.  For our second long form interview talking to New Zealand exporters actually doing the mahi out in the world, Andy Mitchell (Katabolt Growth Strategist) spoke to Richard Shirtcliffe, Co-CEO of Noho.  Richard discusses his lived experience as a New Zealand exporter…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | TODD GRAYDON AND GREIG BREBNER, BLUNT UMBRELLAS | HAVING A SINGLE MINDED VISION

Learn about the opportunities and pitfalls of exporting in a post-lockdown world from New Zealand exporters actually doing the mahi out in the world. We talk to Todd and Greig from Blunt Umbrellas about the importance of having a single minded vision. We are excited to move forward with the next phase of our Export…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 MINUTES

On Friday we wrapped up the current global situation as it relates to Kiwi exporters with our Export Recovery Series | Around The World In 60 Minutes We covered the globe to provide a region by region assessment on the impacts to exporters and the optimistic markets. We considered where to next – where are…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | COUNTRY UPDATE | USA

Government’s change, Politicians change, Lockdown’s change – but trade just keeps on trucking.  Uncertainty looms, and the lumps in the road may be large, but keep your eyes on the horizon…. Our amazing Panelists provided insights on managing demand and volume, and leveraging access in that market, which are unmissable if you are thinking about…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | SECTOR UPDATE | MANUFACTURING

‘Thinking the unthinkable – Managing the looming cliffs, above and below ….’ Much of the discussion on our last webinar, on the state of New Zealand’s Manufacturing sector during the C19 era, focused on-shoring vs offshoring parts of your supply chain and  focusing on the right channels to today’s demand, without  ‘pivoting until you are…

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EXPORT RECOVERY | MARKET INSIGHTS | MFAT | SOUTH KOREA

South Korea Market Insights | The Impact of C19 on New Zealand Business | Report by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade | 1 June 2020 Prepared by: New Zealand Embassy, Seoul. Summary Air freight costs have begun to reduce and are currently around twice as high as pre-COVID- 19 levels: NZD7.3 per kg compared…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | SECTOR UPDATE | HEALTH, WELLNESS AND BEAUTY

If you are in the Health, Wellness or beauty sector and keen to get into export now with the opportunities that exist – we were reminded in Friday’s webinar that this isn’t something that can be done ‘now’, be prepared for it to take time… Take this time to get it right, or you could…

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