International Trade: Go for it, but look before you leap

THE chairman of one of the region's oldest trading companies says international trade has "transformed" its fortunes.

Ian Meadows of Liverpool-based lubricants manufacturer RS Clare, which was founded in 1748, urges other regional businesses to embrace global opportunities, but not without being aware of the risks.

Export business accounts for 48% of RS Clare's £24m turnover. The award-winning company has offices in Singapore, China, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Norway and Houston.

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