Read about the Wisconsin Investment Fund – a public-private venture capital initiative.

While the European Union and the Euro zone create many common features across much of Europe, cultural and market distinctions are still very common across the continent and need to be taken into consideration by proactive exporters. The varied policies to fight COVID-19 implemented by the different national governments within the European Union have produced different results. The International Monetary Fund projections suggest EU growth of 4.4% in 2021 after contracting 6.6% in 2020. While the exit deal that the United Kingdom negotiated with the EU means that there will not be any tariffs levied or restrictive quotas imposed, there will be a series of new customs and regulatory checks, including rules of origin and stringent local content requirements. Wisconsin firms will need to evaluate how that will affect their distribution strategies.

Defense spending climbs in the UK

The government’s commitment to upgrade equipment and aircraft creates potential for Wisconsin companies to participate in a wide variety of defense sectors.

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The eyewear industry envisions growing sales in the UK

Developing relationships and collaborations with opticians and suppliers could provide a variety of opportunities for Wisconsin companies to enter the UK’s eyewear supply chain.

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Poland sets its sights on Agriculture 4.0

The Polish government is investing in new technology to help its farmers expand production and become more efficient, creating opportunities for Wisconsin companies.

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Demand for specialty food products is rising in the UK

Agricultural worker shortages and the war in Ukraine have made it harder for the UK to produce and stock its own food, creating opportunities for more imports from the U.S., including Wisconsin.

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Biotechnology stands strong in Germany

Growth in biotech and pharma in Germany could open doors to collaborations or supplier relationships for Wisconsin companies.

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Switzerland’s pharmaceutical industry soars

Switzerland’s broad pharmaceutical expertise and its strong economy make it a good prospect for partnerships with Wisconsin companies.

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The UK moves to clean up its waterways

A new government directive could open a range of opportunities for Wisconsin companies involved in stormwater drainage and environmental protection.

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