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  • 10.07.2018 - TRAINING ON MARKETING (NICOSIA)
  • 03.07.2018 - TRAINING ON DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA (NICOSIA)
  • 21.06.2018 - BRAND MANAGEMENT TRAINING (FAMAGUSTA)
  • 12.06.2018 - TRAINING ON TRADE OPPORTUNITIES FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS (LEFKA/ LEFKE)
  • 07.06.2018 - TRAINING ON DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
  • 10.05.2018 - TRAINING ON EXPANDING YOUR MARKET (NICOSIA)
  • 08.05.2018 - TRAINING ON GREEN LINE TRADE (KARPASIA/ KARPAZ)
  • 27.04.2018 - TRAINING ON LEADING INNOVATION (NICOSIA/ LEFKOŞA)


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EXPORT DEVELOPMENT – HOW TO EXPORT

According to statistical reports, exports increased from €71 million in 2010 to approximately €89 million in 2013, and are predicted to increase up to €94 million by end 2014.

Based on Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Industry data, low technology products make up 99.85% of exports from the northern part of Cyprus. In 2012, the agro-industrial sector made up 54% of exports followed by the agriculture sector (30%) and industrial products (16%). Noted products exported are: dairy products, citrus, potatoes, artichokes, various other vegetables, fruit concentrates, alcoholic beverages, poultry products, and scrap metal and garments.

The following needs to be considered if you intend to export:

  • Is your product eligible for export ?
  • How to find a buyer ?
  • How to sell overseas ?
  • How to sell over the Green Line ?
  • How to minimise risks?
  • Incentives and subsidies available ?

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