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MDS joins Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa (Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

MDS joins Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa (Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
MDS, a leading global brokerage and risk consulting business, founded in  Portugal,  has partnered  with CCIP – Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa (Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry), which aims to support members’ exports and international growth.

Under the new agreement, MDS will provide companies with consulting, credit and employee benefits insurance solutions, including cover for expats, healthcare, travel assistance and repatriation.  MDS also provides insurance for emerging risks such as cyber or environmental risks.

Mário Vinhas, deputy executive director, MDS Portugal, comments: "This partnership with CCIP underlines our strategy to contribute to domestic economy growth by providing insurance solutions to companies who export and operate within international markets. We can help develop their activities in a sustainable way and create economic value for all stakeholders. Our presence in over 100 countries, and our extensive network of partnerships with insurers/reinsurers worldwide, means we can offer tailored solutions for any company, covering the risks they are exposed to and support their international expansion, regardless of whether this is via exports or direct entry into other countries.”

CCIP is the oldest business association in Portugal; it has over 1,000 members ranging from large companies to SMEs operating in numerous sectors. All will now benefit from MDS solutions.

Risks and insurance solutions for exporting businesses 
Companies keen to export and operate internationally need to be aware of and protect against the  risks which  are: legal and regulatory,  political, business protection and continuity,  employees,  credit,  assorted and global liabilities,  product delivery,  cyber, foreign exchange losses, currency transfer,  customs policies,  brand and intellectual property protection.

To ensure companies are adequately protected, comply with local laws and regulations and keep their assets safe, MDS offers its experience, know-how and resources;  evaluating  risks and  exposures on a global scale.  This in turn, makes it easier for companies to transact business worldwide.
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