International Track 200 | Smooth trade with Switzerland | Is this business model for you?

Posted on 14/02/2019 by DHL Express

DHL Express customer tops International Track 200

200 of Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales have been announced in The Sunday Times International Track 200 2019. The publication was released on Sunday 10 February by Fast Track – a network of the UK’s top private firms and entrepreneurs.

Gymshark, a DHL Express customer, ranked number one on the publication after a two-year average sales growth of 228.6 per cent per annum.

Ian Wilson, CEO of DHL Express of UK & Ireland, said: “Consumers now expect their eagerly awaited online orders to be delivered quicker than ever, without any disruption to their daily lives, from thousands of miles away and at small cost to the environment.”

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UK signs deal ensuring smooth trade with Switzerland

A trade continuity agreement will see British businesses and consumers benefiting from continued trade with Switzerland after we leave the European Union. This will help to further strengthen the trading relationship between the UK and Switzerland, which was worth £32.1 billion in 2017.

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox praised his Swiss counterparts for working with Britain to get the deal agreed. “This is of huge economic importance to UK businesses so I’m delighted to be here in Bern ensuring continuity for 15,000 British exporters.”

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