January 28, 2020

Grandage Consulting has been working together with Portsmouth City Council, and partners including the China Britain Business Council, Portsmouth University, BDO, HSBC, and Portsmouth Chinese Assocation, to bring a special China-focused business event to the city on  W...

June 19, 2019

Exhibiting at a trade show is can be a great way to connect with new customers, but it can be a big investment of time and money too, so when you decide to use this strategy to give your business development a boost, you'll want to make sure that you get the best possi...

June 14, 2019

Our updated article on how Chinese worldview affects industrial equipment sales, first written for Chamber International has now been published online by the Institute of Export .

You can read it here!

March 26, 2019

How can businesses go about building healthy working relationships with Chinese companies?  That's the question that  UK Export Advice asked Matthew when he was the featured guest on their Export Advice podcast in January 2019. This is the second in a sh...

October 25, 2018

These three scams, or variations on them, could occur when doing business anywhere in the world.  I’ve had to assist UK businesses regarding all three of them recently, with regards to communications they’ve had with China.  Read on…

1.Notarisation of contracts


September 29, 2018

In 2017-2018 we won and succesfully delivered a major China distributor intervention project for world-leading seismic instrument producer Güralp Systems Ltd.

May 14, 2018

Three questions and a pig  

When assessing a country as a potential export market, we ask three questions: 1) What are the benefits of this opportunity? 2) What are the costs? 3) What are the risks?

And what might a pig have to do with any of this?  Read on and you’...

February 8, 2018

For many businesses, particularly manufacturers and producers, success overseas