Tag Archives: International Trade

Emerging Economy Infrastructure Investment hits $107.5bn

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. Continue reading

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Export Control: Licencing Performance Dashboard

Under the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Export Control Organisation (ECO) promotes global security through strategic export controls, facilitating responsible exports. They aim to help exporters sell their goods responsibly within the law.

The ECO provide a regularly updated web page to give you a snapshot of current performance against targets, and also how they are doing on a country-by-country basis. The page also provides guidance on export licence applications and various links to additional services to support export development. It’s a useful tool for potential and existing exporters. Continue reading

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Northern Powerhouse Mission to Singapore and Malaysia

The new Northern Powerhouse initiative supports sector based trade and investment missions for companies across the North of England. South East Asia represents amazing opportunities for UK business. It’s a strategic region, where economic growth and development is expected to exceed the global average for the foreseeable future.

Delegates are invited to join the Northern Powerhouse business mission to Singapore and Malaysia, which will focus on Manufacturing, Business & Professional Services, Infrastructure (Sports), Education and Value Added sectors, and offer great opportunities for Northern companies to gain insights into two of South East Asia’s most vibrant markets. Continue reading

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UKTI Inward Investment Report 2014 to 2015

Published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the UK’s Inward Investment Report for 2014 to 2015 shows that the UK has maintained its position as the number one destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Europe after attracting a record number of FDI projects. Continue reading

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Sumo Digital agrees Disney gaming partnership

Sheffield-based video game development studio Sumo Digital has agreed a partnership with Disney on its Infinity 3.0 game.

Disney Infinity 3.0 is the latest instalment in the action-adventure video game series, which allows players to bring Disney Pixar’s characters to life, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Toy Story and Frozen.
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Sport Tech Match 2015

The Chambers of Commerce, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Enterprise Europe Network Netherlands and co-organizers invite you to the SportTechMatch 2015, an international matchmaking event that will be organised on 3 July 2015 in the wake of the start of the Tour de France (‘Grand Départ’) in Utrecht, the Netherlands (4-5 July 2015).
The Tour de France is the biggest annual sports event in the world and it combines tradition with the latest innovations in several areas.
The SportTechMatch will comprise the TOURlab and SportTechMatch business meetings. The intention will be to establish international partnerships between companies, especially small and mediumsized enterprises, and between companies, researchers and technologists. Continue reading

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Focus on Gulf States

Saudi Arabia and the UAE

What opportunities exist for UK companies?

The event will provide focus on developing business in Saudi Arabia and the UAE covering the following areas:-

◾Overview of the region
◾Approach to Market Entry: One region or individual countries
◾Key Sectors & Opportunities
◾Finding New Partners
◾Support Available
◾Practicalities in Doing Business
◾High Value Opportunities
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BioRenew Tech Match 2015

The 11th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries will take place in York, United Kingdom, from Wednesday June 3 until Friday June 5, 2015. Delegates from university, industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers will present their views on industrial biotechnology, sustainable (green) chemistry and agricultural policy related to the use of renewable raw materials for non-food applications and energy supply. Continue reading

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The Future of Rail Conference

If you want to hear about the latest technological innovations from some of the leading players in the industry and learn how the future of High Speed Rail is shaping up, then this conference is for you. Continue reading

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Gamescom 2015

Gamescom is the largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games in Cologne, Germany. More than 335,000 visitors celebrated the `next generation of gaming` on the Gamescom 2014 and the journey will continue into 2015. The event provides the opportunity to discover the latest and best games, try everything out, and celebrate the games community’s highlight of the year. It’s free to attend and appeals to all people, including children. Continue reading

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