Tag: export

July 3, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanny The great British nanny is a trusted blue-chip export.  The best 3-year training ensures competent care for baby to age 7 – swimming, games, drama, well-being, sign language, bereavement, hairstyling, safeguarding, cybersecurity, self-defence, skidpan driving. Packed nanny bag for emergencies.  The template for a perfect Mary Poppins since 1892.  Requests to open colleges abroad are…

February 6, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Counterfeit Big fines for counterfeit goods on Chinese e-commerce sites                         from 1 Jan 2019, up to 2m yuan (£228k, $295k).  So fakers now hawking their wares on social messaging networks as ‘friend-to-friend’. Global trade in bogus goods 2013: £355bn, 2022 est: £764bn.  China and Hong…

February 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Rival Pincered by a rival: US lobsters face 8% tariff, but Canada lobsters get into Europe duty-free.  A Maine lobster lands on a Beijing dinner plate in 2 days, via Canada – avoiding China’s 25% tariff on US live lobsters from 6 July.  Until 1800’s, lobster was low-class food, eaten only by the poor.  2017 US live…

November 20, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Export No trade deal?!   UK firm, Huntley & Palmers, was one of the 1st global brands, and the world’s largest biscuit maker in 1900. Taken to the South Pole by Capt. Scott, and to Africa by Stanley seeking Dr. Livingstone, the easily-recognized, highly-decorated tins were a powerful marketing tool (and kept biscuits fresh for years) Guessed the…

October 16, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

K-pop Smartphones. Cars.  Now South Korean pop music is a global export, with cute performers, catchy beats & elaborate choreography.  Population of 51m is world’s 8th-largest recorded-music market, by sales. 2012 Gangnam Style video was 1st to surpass 1bn, then 2bn, views on YouTube.   Guessed the Word?  Series 10 (8/8)  [photo: Public_Domain_Photo]