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Posted on 16/06/2022 by DHL Express

Latest ONS figures show upswing in UK trade

The latest ONS Trade figures reveal a welcome increase in the rate of UK exports to the EU and the rest of the world.

UK goods exports have increased by 8.1% (£1.2bn) to the EU and by 6.5% (£0.9bn) to the rest of the world, with key exports including machinery, transport equipment and fuels. Imports from the EU also increased by 4.2% in April which was driven by trade in machinery, transport equipment and chemicals.

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SME webinar: unlocking growth through global trade

Hosted by the CBI, the ‘Unlocking Growth Through Global Trade’ webinar welcomes Will McGarrigle (Head of Global Trade, CBI) and Abi Brodie (Vice President, Sales, DHL Express UK&I) to discuss the current advantages that SMEs have in the exporting market, as well as addressing the benefits of international trade.

Join this informative free webinar on Thursday 23 June at 10am (BST) to learn more about the current state of trade for SMEs, how exporting can increase your revenue stream and how DHL Express can support your business to go further.

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This week’s e-commerce news takes a closer look at the three main trends currently driving sustainability in retail: generational expectations, demand for transparency and the rise of artificial intelligence.

Meanwhile, a recent report reveals that those SMEs selling physical products are making the best use of multiple online sales channels and tools, often using more than one marketplace to sell their goods.

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