Author Archives: Halton International

QES Breakfast – Brexit: Business as Usual?

October 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Hear the results of the Q3 Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey – the first business survey since the EU Referendum. Find out how businesses in the Sheffield City Region have been … Continue reading

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Sheffield Tech Firm targets Chinese Market

Sheffield-based Magnomatics is set to contribute its technologies to the UK arm of Chinese car manufacturing giant Changan as part of a new collaboration agreement between the two. Changan UK was established by Changan Automobile in June 2010 and is … Continue reading

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Excellence in International Trade Award

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Awards The Awards are open to organisations with an ‘S’ postcode (located within South Yorkshire) and all members of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce regardless of location. The category I would like to draw your … Continue reading

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Mechan celebrates Hong Kong Success

Rail depot equipment specialist Mechan has secured two major orders from Hong Kong. The Sheffield manufacturer has delivered lifting jacks and bogie turntables to the nation’s rapid transit railway operator MTR and is now building a bespoke bogie drop. Working … Continue reading

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Focus on India

With an annual growth at over 7% and with well over a billion conumers, India offers opportunities for UK companies . Continue reading

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The Sheffield City Region Doing Business in China Survey

You may have seen in the news that Sheffield Chamber, in partnership with New Era Development, University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield have announced plans to develop the Chinese “Gateway to the North”. This is an exciting development building on … Continue reading

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Live Indian export opportunities for UK businesses

The UK India Business Council has launched an Indian export opportunities feed on their website. In collaboration with the UK Government, these real-time export opportunities cover a range of sectors, from food and drink to education. Below are a selection of … Continue reading

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UK defence export promotion inquiry

Source: www.parliament.uk, 21st July The Committees on Arms Export Controls have launched an inquiry into UK defence export promotion. The inquiry will examine the role the government plays in promoting the UK defence industry abroad and consider the impact this … Continue reading

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Starved FCO urgently needs resources for Brexit challenge and opportunities

Source: www.parliament.uk, 20th July 2016 The Government must commit to a substantial increase in funding and personnel for the FCO, as the department’s role evolves to meet the challenges and opportunities in leaving the EU. Read the report summary Read … Continue reading

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Sheffield Secures Massive Chinese Investments

Source: Laurence Kilgannon, Insider Media, 21st July 2016 Sheffield has secured a Chinese investment deal worth more than £1bn, the biggest by a UK city outside of London, in a move which will initially fund four or five city centre … Continue reading

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