The United States and the United Kingdom held the third meeting of the US-UK Trade and Investment Working Group on 21 to 22 March, and the inaugural meeting of the new US-UK Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Dialogue on 20 March
Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.4 bn, €4.0 bn surplus for EU28
United Kingdom’s total export trade is noted at €166.6 9bn in fifth place in terms of Member States’ total trade, representing 9% increase from the previous year’s period Jan-May 2016
Furniture Maker targeting 50% Turnover Rise A Barnsley-based furniture manufacturer that exports 100 beds a week is targeting a 50 per cent increase in turnover with support from the Department for International Trade (DIT). Aspire Furniture builds and sells mattresses and frames to stockists including…
In May 2017 the value of exports (EU and Non-EU) increased to £29.4 billion, and imports (EU and Non-EU) increased to £40.2 billion, compared with last month. Consequently the UK is a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £10.8billion.
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 has on fulfilling the nation’s…
The outlook is optimistic especially with a general election coming up and the regional UKTI delivery contract up for renewal. Exciting times ahead!
Liam Fox calls on businesses to seize export opportunities as DIT identifies 50 key countries for growing trade. The government is urging businesses to make 2017 the year of exporting as it encourages them to seek new markets and seize the demand for British goods…
ANOTHER £50m of finance will be made available to businesses through the British Business Bank by the Government, which it expects will be doubled by match funding.
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,
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.
Exports of food and drink from Yorkshire and the Humber rose to £1.2bn according to newly-released figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Food and drink exports in the year to June 2018 increased by 7.9 per cent on the previous 12 months. Among the…