UK and Turkey will co-finance projects and contracts as part of an agreement to strengthen trade co-operation and boost investment between the two countries.
Creative Sheffield, in partnership with representatives from four Canadian provinces, are hosting a free to attend lunchtime event for companies to explore opportunities for doing business with and in Canada. The event will focus on partnership opportunities in sectors where each province is at the forefront of innovation….
Worldbank data reveals that the top five counties with the highest investment commitments are Brazil, Turkey, Peru, Columbia and India are top. These five countries together attracted US$78 billion, representing 73 percent of the investment commitments in the developing world in 2014.
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 Turkey is a great resource…
Source: BIS, 8th July 2016 Business Secretary Sajid Javid to start preliminary trade talks with India during a series of discussions in Delhi. Business Secretary Sajid Javid will be in Delhi today (8 July 2016) where he will launch initial discussions on the UK’s future…
Figures released on the 4 February 2015 by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union show that Retail volume in December 2014 are up by 0.3% in comparison to November 2014. No surprise there I hear you say, after all Christmas was just around the corner.
European Enterprise Network Yorkshire are advising selected business around the region to save the date and look to visiting Italy for Expo 2015 with fully paid missions to develop exporting opportunities.
The four special missions for Expo which come fully paid with flights and accommodation, and are organised by EEN Sicily with the Regional Government of Sicily.
In April 2014 Lord Livingston wrote to every medium sized business in the country offering them tailored trade advice and an intensive programme of support from UKTI to help them start exporting or break into new markets.
Medium sized businesses are vital to the government’s long-term economic plan to reduce the deficit and create more jobs. The CBI estimates that if they reach their full potential, it would be worth £20 to £50 billion to the UK economy.
The planning department of Sheffield Council has voted and plans are now approved for Factory 2050, a state of the art, £43m development that will ensure Sheffield city region continues to lead on the cutting edge of advanced manufacturing.
UK Expands Export Finance appetite in West Africa as first rep in Africa takes up office in Ghana.
Ghana becomes the first West African country to have a representative of the world’s oldest export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF) stationed in-country.
Part of the UK’s International Festival for Business, the Global Manufacturing Festival (GMF) is specifically designed to help SME’s understand the supply chains for a broad range of high growth market sectors, how they might access them, and where to focus investments to gain future business.
The convention began in 1995 and has attracted some of the biggest and most recognisable names from across the globe, including Dr Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev, Neil Armstrong, Bill Clinton and Desmond Tutu.
Published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the UK’s Inward Investment Report for 2014 to 2015 shows that the UK has maintained its position as the number one destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Europe after attracting a record number of FDI projects.