With Outlook Stable, the rating reflects the benefits of TPUK
's ownership by China Taiping Insurance Group Ltd (TPG), the only state-owned Chinese insurance group headquartered in Hong Kong, via China Taiping Insurance Holdings Ltd (Long-Term IDR A/Stable).
Andrew Tanner, TPUK
's senior international trade adviser at Business Link Tees Valley, said: "They have been chosen on the back of their successful Export Explorer trip to Brussels.
The NWDA will provide additional funding to complement that already provided by TPUK
to make regional businesses better able to do business internationally.
plays a key role in TPG's internationalisation strategy as the group's central point for UK and European markets.
is a Government organisation which provides support services for UK companies trading overseas.
Mike Walker from St Helens Chamber of Commerce is organising the next Export Club taster trip to Chalon in France and says: ``The two-day trip will involve approximately 20 companies from across Merseyside and will be supported by TPUK
. We will arrange various meeting opportunities and an informal reception with the local Chamber of Commerce.
Dave Howarth, IDEC managing director, said the firm was "delighted" by the TPUK
Doug Mahoney, international trade director for the West Midlands at TPUK
, said: 'It is aimed to help Business Links give comprehensive advice to companies, particularly small to medium-sized enterprises, that wish to establish joint ventures or partnerships with overseas companies.'
The firm's hard work has now earned it the Exporter of the Month award, an initiative organised by the Middlesbrough-based team from Trade Partners UK (TPUK
New Exporter Individual Achievement Award - for the individual new to exporting who has demonstrated exceptional achievement.
For more information contact TPUK
on 0151-243 9615.
The West Midlands TPUK
team is piloting an exciting new initiative to help companies develop trade with the NAFTA countries: the US, Canada and Mexico.