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RECORD INWARD INVESTMENT FOR YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE

A total of 25 different countries invested in projects in the region, the most of which originated in the US, which launched 30 projects. Germany invested in ten projects, France started nine and Austria, Ireland and the Netherlands each invested in five projects. Continue reading

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Production in construction up by 6.9% in euro area

In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 4.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat Continue reading

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Euro area and EU28 government deficit

Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 1.5% and 1.7% of GDP respectively.
Government debt at 89.2% and 83.5%

In 2016, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2015 Continue reading

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Euro area annual inflation up to 1.9%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.9% in April 2017, up from 1.5% in March 2017, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Continue reading

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Industrial Commodity Prices to Rise in 2017: World Bank

The World Bank is forecasting higher prices for industrial commodities, principally energy and metals, in 2017 and next year. Continue reading

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DIT Webinar: Mining Industry in Uzbekistan, 3rd April, 2-3pm BST

With skilled local manpower and developed infrastructure the country offers good investment potential particularly in the mining sector. Uzbekistan possesses significant mineral deposits including gold, uranium, copper, potash and phosphates. Continue reading

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Exporting Barnsley firm notches up 500th Sushi Machine Sale

A Barnsley business has sold its 500th sushi machine to a restaurant 8,000 miles away in South America.

SushiSushi, which started selling sushi machines in 2011, has sold the equipment to U Sushi in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina. Continue reading

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New research suggests more support needed to help women-led businesses expand internationally

New businesses run by women are less likely to expand internationally than male-run companies, according to new research carried out by academics at Sheffield Hallam University.

The study, carried out by a team of researchers from the University’s Business School, examines companies under five years old in order to assess the most significant factors supporting or hindering internationalisation. Continue reading

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International award for business courses at Sheffield Hallam

Several courses run by Sheffield Business School have retained the EPAS Accreditation Award from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Continue reading

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Doncaster Bakery serves up New Zealand Order

A Doncaster-based bakery has won a contract to export its handcrafted pork pies to New Zealand. Continue reading

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