INDUSTRY TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES
IN WORLD MARKETS
much improved 2nd edition has now been produced by the Export
Action Centre and, in accordance with the CEA’s request, information
is given on prospects for construction equipment and likely
official price for non Export Action Centre members is £150
but the publication is being offered to CEA members at the
highly subsidised rate of £35 because of the CEA’s strong
working relationship with the EAC. To order your copy,
contact the Building Centre (mentioning your CEA membership):
Tel: +44 (0)20 7436 1500.
report is based on contributions from British Embassies and
Consulates in each country and details trends and opportunities
in the construction economies of 64 countries worldwide. Construction
market information includes total size and forecasts for UK
equipment and building materials. Major construction projects
are listed together with trade fairs and planned missions.
Full details are given for each British Embassy and Commercial
Officer as a source of practical assistance and local knowledge
to facilitate gaining business. Major trade associations are
listed in each country.
date, five companies have volunteered for an inward mission
from Mexico to visit their premises, which has enabled the
CEA to apply for 60% government assistance towards air fares.
The mission will be timed to coincide with Hillhead (26-28
could be potential purchasers of members’ equipment - large
contractors, housing association equipment buyers, etc - also
potential distributors and journalists. Let us know who you
would like to invite and whether your company is willing to
receive a visit from the inward mission.
should also like to receive part sponsorship for the costs
of a reception and other entertainment (the DTI will fund
50% of the costs of a briefing meeting/reception).
will work jointly with the Spanish construction equipment
association, ANMOPyC, to make the visit more attractive to
those we wish to invite. ANMOPyC has been monitoring the market
and is convinced that it will burgeon in the next 12 months
for several years. ANMOPyC will pay for the flights between
the UK and Spain.
on a visit to the UK, Horatio Licon, Agregado Comercial in
the Commercial Office of the British Embassy in Monterrey,
took the time to meet with EMG members and update them on
developments in Mexico.
Jim Wilson of Trade Partners UK and an expert speaker on Libya,
was well received by EMG members at their recent meeting,
hosted by Caterpillar.
Chief Executive, Rob Oliver, accepted an invitation from the
SMMT to address a 50 person delegation from the Chinese commercial
automotive sector. He briefed them on the UK construction
equipment sector. Co-operation with the SMMT and other leading
associations on trade issues is an important part of the CEA’s
Speaker on Poland, Arkadiusz (Arek) Marczewski, MD of Polish
Business, the international business magazine of Poland, gave
a presentation on doing business in Poland at the recent EMG
member manufacturer with registered Trademarks in Malaysia
is now prohibited from exporting because of a Statement of
Novelty Notice of Design, as registered under the Malaysia
Industrial Designs Act 1996. This gives the Malaysian owner
of the registered industrial design the exclusive rights to
make or import articles to which the said Designs have been
applied. This has serious consequences on the export market
of the UK company affected. The CEA is making a complaint
to the EU, the DTI and CECE. Let us know if you have experienced
FURTHER INFORMATION ON EXPORT MATTERS – CONTACT:
Hyde - CEA Export Manager email@example.com
+44 (0)20 8665 5727 - Fax: +44 (0)20 8665 6447