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
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.
The Secretary of State has announced the creation of 9 HM Trade Commissioner roles to represent the UK in trade markets abroad. The Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, has this week announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) will recruit…
UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new partnership with five major high street banks to allow smaller businesses to access millions of pounds in government-backed trade finance. UKEF, as part of the Department for International Trade, provides financial support to help UK companies sell…
Minister for Trade Policy, Greg Hands, has set out his vision for a positive UK-Africa trading relationship. Minister for Trade Policy, Greg Hands, has set out his vision for a positive UK-Africa trading relationship. Speaking to the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) meeting on Wednesday…
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.
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 Committee is holding an inquiry into support for exports and investment, following on from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee’s 2016 inquiry into Exports and the role of UKTI.
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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.
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…
Dr Liam Fox encourages businesses to export as figures reveal the UK exported more than £300 million worth of holiday goods in 2016. As millions of people fly away for the summer break, so do British goods as latest figures show sunglasses, swimwear and ice-cream are big exports, accounting for more than three quarters of UK holiday goods.**