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QITO Q2 2017 | UK’s top holiday exports | Bilateral trade in ASEAN

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  Quarterly International Trade Outlook for Q2 2017   The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, has launched its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook for Q2 – April to June – 2017. Overall findings show that while export …

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Raise a glass to lowering tariffs | Turkey export partnership | Innovative ecommerce

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  Government look to reduce tariffs on iconic Scottish tipple   The UK government has proposed a reduction on high tariffs as part of an initiative to boost overseas trade in world-renowned UK products. The Department for International Trade (DIT) …

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UK advocates free trade | Trade Investment Working Group | Connected customers

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  Liam Fox addresses the UK’s approach to Brexit and global trade   On 26 July the International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, visited Mexico and gave a speech on free trade, bilateral trade and investment between the UK and …

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IMF growth forecasts | African trade relationship | Soft Power 30 index

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  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reviews growth forecasts   On Monday 24 July, in its Latest World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised down UK and US growth forecasts. Both economies will expand more slowly in 2017 …

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Millions in export credit | UK and Spain trade bond | UK entrepreneurs rise

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  Government export support gives businesses access to millions   On 12 July the UK’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), announced a partnership with five of the UK’s biggest banks (Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS/NatWest and Santander) …

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UK investment at a high | The French connection | Healthcare innovation

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  The UK attracts more investment than ever   The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) inward investment results for 2016/17 revealed that the UK attracted more foreign direct investment projects than ever before with more than 2,200 projects recorded – …

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New trade deal options | Building future partnerships | Ecommerce growth

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  Government looks at new trade deal options   With post-Brexit trade negotiations high on the priority list, the government is investigating ways to secure free trade deals once it leaves the EU, and could be considering an associate membership …

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Brexit Anniversary | UK and U.S. Trade Ministers meet | Startups storm Africa

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  Brexit Anniversary roundup   Last week saw the UK mark one year since the historic Brexit vote and the start of talks in Brussels. The Queen’s Speech on 21 June revealed a host of proposed new laws designed to …

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SME international trading tips | Trade Minister in Mongolia | The mcommerce switch

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  International trading tips for SMEs from SMEs   The Telegraph Small Business Connect community recently canvassed international trading tips for SMEs from companies who have been there and done it. Small and medium sized businesses shared advice from their …

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Scottish business upturn | China trade growth | International Track 200

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  Scottish business output reaches three-month high   According to the Bank of Scotland’s regional purchasing managers’ index (PMI), Scotland’s private sector grew last month with output levels becoming the highest since February.   Fraser Sime, Regional Director for Scotland, …

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