UK railway suppliers are invited to join the UK Pavilion at the Middle East Rail onference and exhibition in Dubai to meet key players and promote your products and services. Over $300bn of planned investment in rail and public transport infrastructure in the MENA region presents significant opportunities…
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.
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…
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…
A high-level delegation from the US Congress has visited the Sheffield City Region (SCR) to learn about its growing reputation in advanced manufacturing.
Ron Kind, US Representative for Wisconsin’s third congressional district, is an expert on small businesses, while Derek Kilmer, who represents Washington’s sixth congressional district, has worked in economic development for over a decade. Both were keen to see the work of the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)
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
DIT is attracting top talent to trade team. The Department for International Trade is building a world-class team to develop our future global trading arrangements after Brexit.
7-11 October 2019 in Leicester, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Durham UK exporters – LOOK EAST! We are in the Asia Century and Southeast Asia (ASEAN) is the world’s third fastest-growing economy behind India and China. ASEAN includes 10 diverse markets ranging from the advanced and accessible…
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…
The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the European Structural and Investment Funds programme (ESIF) provides funding to support economic growth in England. The programme focuses on strengthening the region’s businesses and increasing employment. Companies can access matched financial support to develop exports and generate job creation.
Liam Fox sets out ambitious new plan to make Britain a 21st century exporting superpower
Government sets new ambition to increase exports as a proportion of UK GDP to 35%
DIT is delivering a series of international Trade Missions, Export Taster Visits and dedicated Trade Adviser support to help Northern Powerhouse companies maximise their export potential.
Whether you’re new to exporting or looking to grow your international trade, find out how the Exporting for Growth programme* could benefit your business – all before you head to the office!
The UK Government and the Swiss Federal Council have approved the transition of a trade agreement. British exports to Switzerland have grown by 41.1% in the last 5 years.