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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | GETTING PAID AND MANAGING RISK

Getting paid in export is fraught with difficulty at the best of times – these are not the best of times – and the risks need to be understood to be managed. Watch the replay of our webinar of Getting Paid and Managing Risk and our outtakes from the discussion are below: A general update…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MARKET INSIGHTS | FOOD AND BEVERAGE – THE PIVOT TO ONLINE

Head start or headwind? Over the C19 lockdown, New Zealand Food and Beverage businesses were deemed essential services, and most continued operating. Now, all New Zealand businesses can reopen, but many are blinking in the bright light of day – what is the legacy the Food and Beverage sector will take from this two month…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | SECTOR UPDATE | FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Health is the new Wealth. Consumers don’t have a lot of control over their lives at the moment, but can control what they put into their body – and substitution to ‘better for you’ products has soared…. The Panelists on today’s Webinar maintained the optimism we have been hearing for this sector, but also emphasised…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MARKET INSIGHTS | SINGAPORE

Two Steps Forward – Two Steps Back? Singapore didn’t initially ‘lockdown’ its economy to nearly the same degree as other countries as a result of C19, but a second wave of infections hitting the country has seen its early international recognition in the handling of this crisis evaporate. The country’s current grip on the situation…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MARKET INSIGHTS | THE LUCKY COUNTRY

With the impending trans-Tasman ‘bubble’, is the Australian market now a must for New Zealand exporters? From this side of the Tasman it appears that Australia is being affected less, and easier to export to, in this C19 crisis relative to disastrous situations elsewhere. Australia is one of New Zealand’s biggest and most significant export…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | VOICE FROM THE MARKET | ASIA

Asian consumers are “great fans of heroic New Zealand exporters” – position yourself in the right direction, and the current opportunities in this region are significant … The Panelists in our eighth Export Recovery Panel on Asia all echoed the same theme – leverage off the enhanced trust brand New Zealand has in Asian markets,…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | VOICE FROM THE MARKET | AUSTRALIA

The disruption of C19 will uniquely provide many Trans-Tasman opportunities, and the combined bubble with Australia will be best met with one of our favourite words of the series (apart from unprecedented), collaboration. Be brave, talk with others, and build collaborative partnerships – they are not easy, but will be a key in solving the…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MARKET INSIGHTS | EUROPE

Europe is slowly easing its lockdowns – will this be a gradual return to normal, or path to abnormal for exporters to deal with? What are we seeing ? Europe has been hugely impacted by COVID 19, seemingly bearing the brunt of both the human and economic effects. The situation in the USA may get…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | VOICE FROM THE MARKET | EUROPE AND THE UK

The Panelist’s in EPR6 | Voice from Europe & the UK, were on point Friday – with insights from inside the region that were of real benefit in understanding the current state, and the signs of optimism: Interesting opportunities exist  for New Zealand exporters in Europe and the UK from the disruption of C19, but…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | VOICE FROM THE MARKET | NORTH AMERICA

From our ERP5 webinar, panelists from North America provided significant insights, targets and optimism for New Zealand exporters: The US is open for business – it’s just not the same business that it used to be open for. There is a boom in F&B products, but if channels in the US market were difficult to…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MARKET INSIGHTS | ARE BANKS LENDING TO EXPORTERS?

Export orders dried up? Is bank funding an option to support liquidity? It is clear that all businesses in New Zealand, including exporters, are being heavily impacted by C-19. Liquidity is the most pressing issue facing business currently, and while the Banks are notoriously reluctant to assist with cashflow lending usually, there are promising indications…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MOVING INVENTORY NOW

The key theme that came from ERP4 was that online, direct or platform, is the most obvious tactical sales channel for moving inventory, but will take focus, time and effort, so look where needed, and tread carefully: As is the case for any type of exporting, tactical or strategic, development of global online sales channels…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | BROKEN CASH FLOW

The theme that came through from ‘Broken Cashflow’, was to get certainty on your sources of revenue, then build them into a cashflow forecast of meaning as a key tool internally and externally when seeking funding to make your way through: Take action now on costs, and on the conversations that need to be had….

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | MARKET INSIGHTS | IS CHINA OPEN FOR BUSINESS?

The increasingly severe impact of COVID-19 has been felt throughout the world, with countries, communities and businesses facing significant social and economic implications in the months and years to come. The effects of this crisis on China – the country, people and economy – is in the spotlight due to it being the first country…

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7 Questions to ask your export partners right now!

Create certainty in a sea of uncertainty – these are 7 questions we have put together to ask your export partners right now to get the clarity you need. Don’t leave things to chance, the more you understand, the more certainty you will get on the decisions you need to make now. Understanding the markets you sell into, the…

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EXPORT RECOVERY SERIES | BROKEN SUPPLY CHAINS

The theme that came through from Webinar Two was for exporters to fully understand the breaks and complexities in their supply chain first, then seek out the help that is available, and on the increase: New Zealand is open for business, we are still importing and exporting. All parties in the New Zealand supply chain…

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