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Upgraded UK growth forecasts | Myanmar | Nectar Business and DHL

Q4 International Trade Outlook highlights sustainable UK growth for 2015
The latest British Chambers of Commerce / DHL International Trade Outlook has been released, including a review of trade in 2014 and projections for 2015.

Britain’s GDP growth slowed in the fourth quarter of 2014, but overall growth for the year still reached 2.6 per cent – the fastest level since 2007. The British Chambers of Commerce forecasts that UK exports will grow by 1.9 per cent and imports will grow by 1.6 per cent in 2015.

IT company ACS Office Solutions is featured as a case study and the report also contains destination profiles for Japan, the Philippines, Algeria, Angola, New Zealand the USA.


Myanmar Investment Summit highlights market opportunities
Last Thursday, the British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar and UKTI Burma hosted the Myanmar Investment Summit in London.

The event focused on investment opportunities in energy and electric power; vocational training and education; and financial and professional services. UK goods exports to Myanmar grew 239 per cent from 2012 to 2013 and more than 40 British companies already have a presence in this market – but there is ample room for further growth.

Event speakers included Myanmar’s Deputy Governor of Central Bank – U Sett Aung – and Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Britain’s undersecretary of Business, Innovation and Skills.


Collect Nectar points on your shipping to reward your staff
DHL Express has a long-standing relationship with Nectar Business to reward you and your company for sending parcels. In fact, DHL is the only courier company to offer Nectar points on your shipping!

Just link your DHL Express account with your Nectar card to collect two Nectar points for every £1 spent with DHL.

The average DHL Express customer collects 20,000 Nectar points a year on their shipping alone. This means you’re likely to have plenty of options to spend your points on developing your business and rewarding your team – from upgrading technology to treating your staff to dinners out or even trips abroad.


Thursday 26 February 2015

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