Tag Archives: International Trade

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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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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Exporting for Growth Breakfast Event: Sheffield, 14 March

Whether you’re new to exporting or looking to grow your international trade, find out how the Exporting for Growth programme* could benefit your business – all before you head to the office! Continue reading

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International Trade Forum: International Compliance

International Compliance – Legal Rules & Corporate Integrity. Finding it a challenge to comply with regulations, customs clearance and other regulatory burdens in International Trade? Continue reading

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Report: EU trade agreements in place deliver tangible benefits

The EU has today published a report assessing the implementation of its existing trade agreements. This horizontal report is the first of its kind and sheds light on what happens after trade agreements are negotiated and have entered into force.  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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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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