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UK Expands Export Finance in West Africa

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. Continue reading

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City chief appointed to lead UK export drive

Department for International Trade (DIT) appoints John Mahon, former Head of Barclays Corporate Bank, as the UK’s new Director General for Exports. Continue reading

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DIT: Digital Support 1-2-1 Clinic: Sheffield

The Internet has opened up a world of opportunity to businesses, but if your digital knowledge is holding you back, speak to our International e-Commerce Adviser. Continue reading

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You Can Export: Web Optimisation for International Trade

by Department for International Trade – Yorkshire and the Humber Is your business missing out on valuable enquiries and sales from overseas customers? Can they find your website on international search engines? Do they like what they see and does … Continue reading

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Trade policy minister sets out future UK-Africa trading relationship

  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 … Continue reading

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CIP: Trading between the EU and Canada

This Customs Information Paper (CIP) brings to your attention the introduction of the EU and Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), specifically the preferential arrangements contained therein. 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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Latest HMRC Export and Import Statistics – Released 10th August 2017

The latest trade data was published by UK Trade Date today and the picture looks as follows.

In June 2017 the value of exports (EU and Non-EU) decreased to £28.3 billion, and imports (EU and Non-EU) increased to £41.7 billion, compared with last month. Consequently the UK is a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £13.4 billion. Continue reading

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International Trade Forum: Focus on Poland

Exploring opportunities to increase reciprocal opportunities for trade with Poland and the Sheffield City Region region in advance of trade visits over the next 12 months utilising the excellent links from Doncaster Sheffield Airport Continue reading

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Latest Export and Import Statistics – HMRC

In May 2017 the value of exports (EU and Non-EU) increased to £29.4 billion, and imports (EU and Non-EU) increased to £40.2 billion, compared with last month. Consequently the UK is a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £10.8billion. Continue reading

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