When Anne Wilson joined Numill as a book-keeper in 2000, exports accounted for less than a fifth of the tool reclamation company’s business. A management buyout and a recession later, Anne has built international trade into half the business “and that proportion is likely to rise still further”, she says.
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.
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 latest set of emerging markets MINT, it is projected that Indonesia will become the 5th largest economy in the world by 2030. It offers an immense opportunity due to the fact that their middle class is larger than the whole population of Australia and is growing. This makes it the ideal market for British companies who want to export into Asia.
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.
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…
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%
What’s HOT and what’s NOT in International Trade, from trade missions, UKEF services and Sheffield City Region’s Growth Hub services to effecitiveness of UKTI services
At the two-day event more than 500 people will attend a manufacturers’ dinner on June 24. And there will be a conference, with more than 1,000 delegates, and all-day exhibition with up to 120 stands – double that of last year – at the AMRC training centre on June 25.
Just ignore the fact that it’s based in Liverpool, organisers say.
The IFB, which features 240 events across the North throughout June and July, is being hailed as the biggest event in the UK since the Festival of Britain in 1951 and the biggest business bash in the world in 2014.
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.
First ambassadors announced for International Festival for Business 2016 Prominent entrepreneurs and leaders within Britain’s business community have today pledged their support for the International Festival for Business (IFB) 2016. The unveiling of the new cohort of ambassadors for IFB2016 comes as new data shows…