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.
Overseas buyers can now access UK government-backed finance in 62 pre-approved local currencies when they buy from the UK. Overseas buyers of UK exports can now access UK government-backed finance in 62 pre-approved local currencies, Minister for Investment Graham Stuart MP announced today. The support is…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
You may have seen in the news that Sheffield Chamber, in partnership with New Era Development, University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield have announced plans to develop the Chinese “Gateway to the North”. This is an exciting development building on existing and recently announced investments…
Three were honoured for international trade – Dismatec, Melett and Abbey Forged Products – and one for innovation – Roy Hatfield Ltd. This year a total of 162 awards have been handed out – 110 for international trade, 39 for innovation and 13 for sustainable development. Previously known as the Queen’s Awards to Industry, the first awards were given in 1966.
Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Awards The Awards are open to organisations with an ‘S’ postcode (located within South Yorkshire) and all members of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce regardless of location. The category I would like to draw your attention to is the Excellence…