Tag Archives: Department for International Trade

International Trade Secretary announces new roles to boost trade around the globe

  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 … Continue reading

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Inside the international suitcase: The UK’s top holiday exports revealed

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.** Continue reading

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UK Parliament: Support for exports and investment inquiry

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. Continue reading

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Northern Powerhouse Export Taster Visits

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. Continue reading

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DIT Event: Build a Better Business. Export.

Growing your businesses overseas can sometimes seem like a daunting prospect, but it needn’t be. Businesses who choose to export become 34% more productive in their first year. The world is hungry for ‘Brand Britain’ so there has never been a better time to develop your global network! Continue reading

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What’s HOT and what’s NOT in International Trade

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 Continue reading

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Not Difficult, Just Different: The First Steps to Exporting by Department for International Trade

This free event is part of a joint initiative between DIT Yorkshire and the Humber, Federation of Small Businesses South and East Yorkshire, Sheffield City Region Growth Hub and Doncaster Sheffield Airport and aims to help grow the economy by … Continue reading

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Starved FCO urgently needs resources for Brexit challenge and opportunities

Source: www.parliament.uk, 20th July 2016 The Government must commit to a substantial increase in funding and personnel for the FCO, as the department’s role evolves to meet the challenges and opportunities in leaving the EU. Read the report summary Read … Continue reading

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