Tag Archives: International Trade

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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EU Stats: Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.4 bn

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.4 bn, €4.0 bn surplus for EU28
United Kingdom’s total export trade is noted at €166.6 9bn in fifth place in terms of Member States’ total trade, representing 9% increase from the previous year’s period Jan-May 2016 Continue reading

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International Trade Forum: Global Economy

Global Economy, the State of Play in the Global Marketplace Continue reading

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National Anglo-Polish Business Conference 2017 – Cutlers’ Hall

According to influential sources, as many as 30,000 companies in the UK were established by Poles. Additionally, around 85,000 Polish nationals are self-employed or work as sole traders in the UK. In 2015, out of 650,000 new companies registered in the UK, over a quarter were registered by non-British citizens, and Polish nationals represented the largest proportion of that group. Continue reading

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International Trade Forum: Focus on Ontario, Canada

Canada is  the UK’s 16th largest export market for goods. Canada has cultural, historic, and linguistic links with the UK.We work together on many bilateral and international initiatives, including the G7, G20, NATO, and the Commonwealth. Continue reading

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Scandinavia: Focus on Sweden & Denmark – New Date

Find out opportunities in Scandinavian countries, lead generation for new contacts, hear case study from experienced exporters Continue reading

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Exporting Barnsley firm notches up 500th Sushi Machine Sale

A Barnsley business has sold its 500th sushi machine to a restaurant 8,000 miles away in South America.

SushiSushi, which started selling sushi machines in 2011, has sold the equipment to U Sushi in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina. Continue reading

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New research suggests more support needed to help women-led businesses expand internationally

New businesses run by women are less likely to expand internationally than male-run companies, according to new research carried out by academics at Sheffield Hallam University.

The study, carried out by a team of researchers from the University’s Business School, examines companies under five years old in order to assess the most significant factors supporting or hindering internationalisation. Continue reading

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International award for business courses at Sheffield Hallam

Several courses run by Sheffield Business School have retained the EPAS Accreditation Award from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Continue reading

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