Author Archives: Halton International

Overseas Businesses Sign Up To IFB2016

            The International Festival of Business 2016 (IFB2016), which aims to attract thousands of delegates from around the world to Liverpool, has confirmed the attendance of more than 300 overseas companies. The event, which will … Continue reading

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Free trade zones in Turkey: what are the advantages?

What is a Free Trade Zone? Free trade zones are special sites that, although located within the political borders of a country, are legally considered to be outside of its customs area. Goods that enter the borders of a free … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots in Foreign Markets: Turkey

Seeking new business opportunities and partnerships in new markets is not an easy task, especially for SMEs. However, support is available through local organisations that work in cooperation with UK Trade & Investment. Among these, the British Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading

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Export control training bulletin

Courses, seminars and workshops to help exporters understand their obligations under export control legislation. Export control training bulletin, May to December 2016 Ref: BIS/16/P97AMS Word Document, 362KB This bulletin contains details of courses, seminars and workshops from the Export Control Organisation … Continue reading

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Launch of Eurostat survey on the admin burden of Intrastat

Eurostat (the EU Commission’s statistical directorate) is launching an EU-wide survey aimed at businesses who submit Intrastat declarations.
If you submit Intrastat declarations, they want to hear how much of a burden, Continue reading

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Exports and the role of UKTI examined by Committee

Source: www.parliament.uk – 29 January 2016 The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee holds the first evidence session of its inquiry into Exports and the role of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). Watch Parliament TV: Exports and role of UKTI Inquiry: … Continue reading

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Export control training bulletin

Issued from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and Export Control organistaions: Courses, seminars and workshops to help exporters understand their obligations under export control legislation. The bulletin contains details of courses, seminars and workshops from the Export Control Organisation … Continue reading

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Cross-government approach at heart of new drive to boost exports

A new whole-of-government approach to boosting British exports delivered through a transformed, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), focused on priority markets and sectors, has been announced today (19 January 2016) by Trade Minister Lord Maude. Continue reading

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Business Sheffield China Trade Mission – late March 2016

This is part of a series of events we are running to showcase Sheffield in China. Having already received very positive interest in the Mission from some of our best growing companies we have just 5 places left.  If you … Continue reading

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Are you finding EU rules are making it difficult to Innovate?

As part of its role in helping UK firms to innovate and grow internationally, the Enterprise Europe Network, working in conjunction with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, would like to support the Commission in this work and help identify EU regulatory barriers companies based in the UK are facing when they are seeking to innovate. Continue reading

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