Which Trade Finance Solution is made for you?

Seeking international growth by going global as an importer/exporter offers a multitude of opportunities, but also may have potential difficulties. Trading overseas also involves political, economic and transfer risks, in addition to the commercial and contractual risks existing in every transaction. However, the good news is that, although these risks can’t be entirely avoided, your Read more about Which Trade Finance Solution is made for you?[…]

Brexit – Opportunity or Headache for Ireland?

On the 23rd of June, 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union. Journalists across the world have been arguing over the fate of the UK, the EU and the world, and more specifically, its effects on Ireland. They are both good and bad.  UK companies are looking to Read more about Brexit – Opportunity or Headache for Ireland?[…]

Trump, Trade, and Ireland

A month into the Brave New World of post-election America, businesses in Ireland (and indeed the world over) remain trepidatious about what a President Donald Trump means for the world’s economy, especially where trade is concerned. Concerns over radical change are not entirely unfounded. This is, after all, the man who claimed that NAFTA has Read more about Trump, Trade, and Ireland[…]

Free Trade and Democracy: A Crisis of Faith

Over the past week, politicians in Brussels have suffered another bleak reminder of how difficult the business of free trade has become for the West’s democracies. After a year featuring Brexit, rising Euroscepticism, the protectionist rhetoric of Donald Trump, and the increasing likelihood of a stillborn TTIP, the decision of two regional Belgian assemblies to Read more about Free Trade and Democracy: A Crisis of Faith[…]

The Future of Sugar & Processed Foods

It is clear that over the course of the last decade, there has been an exponential push towards nutrition in the food industry. At one time, consumers were happy with anything that would keep them from starving. Today, more and more are becoming aware of portions they eat and their consumption of excessive calories, sugars, Read more about The Future of Sugar & Processed Foods[…]

How social media dictates how business is done

It’s 7 am Monday morning; you’re in a sleepy daze, one hand holds your morning coffee while the other scrolls down your Facebook newsfeed; on your commute you watch that viral video on YouTube, listen to that song on Spotify or send that quick Whatsapp message to your buddies. This is a common anecdote for Read more about How social media dictates how business is done[…]

The Best Business Events in Ireland this Q4 – Are you Attending?

WTC Dublin would like to demonstrate some of the best business events to attend in Ireland in the coming months. These events cater for all, from businesses taking their first steps to larger companies hoping to improve on their internal processes. Start-ups & Small businesses InterTrade Ireland -Funding for Growth Workshop Dublin Fledging SMEs/Entrepreneurs  When: Read more about The Best Business Events in Ireland this Q4 – Are you Attending?[…]

Technology trends for 2016

Technology is now omnipresent in our lives, with the invention of smartphones and Internet; there is a constant connection between individuals and their connected devices. These technologies have changed the way we communicate, work and live and this is just the beginning of this process. In fact technology is evolving very quickly and each year Read more about Technology trends for 2016[…]

Chinese Dragon hungry for some Irish Beef

China and Ireland have had a great relationship in recent decades. Every year more and more legislation is passed in order to encourage trade and cooperation between the two. This infographic tells the bigger picture:                                         Read more about Chinese Dragon hungry for some Irish Beef[…]

Whither Goes Britain?

It would seem that they’ve gone and done it. Over the objections of Scotland, Northern Ireland, their EU partners, and nearly every economic expert on the planet, the voters of England and Wales have elected to lead the United Kingdom out of the EU. People have understandably been upset by this. In the short term, Read more about Whither Goes Britain?[…]