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An intervention by the Department for International Trade means that cabbages from the UK can now be enjoyed by Malaysian consumers. Four shipments of cabbages from Naylor Farms were held up at the border due to a gap in regulations. Vegetable producers from the UK could now benefit from the Malaysian market. Trade Policy Minister […]

With just six months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the demand for British goods and services among Japanese consumers is soaring, increasing 32 per cent in the last five years. New figures published by the Office for National Statistics have revealed that the UK’s total exports to Japan reached nearly £15 billion in […]

Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, to agree a new strategic partnership. They aim to develop new investment and trade opportunities, support businesses and create jobs. Prime Minister Johnson and President Kenyatta said in a joint statement: “The UK and Kenya already benefit from close economic ties and […]

As part of a Government drive to ensure Africa’s growing demand for investment is met by the UK’s expertise and innovation, the UK Government is working to strengthen its partnership with the continent. In the lead up to the UK-Africa Investment Summit, held earlier this week in London, £6.5 billion worth of commercial deals had […]

Years of innovation and refinement have produced packaging technologies and solutions that deliver high performance at a low cost. However, there is growing evidence that these approaches can’t keep up with the changing needs of companies, consumers and the environment. At DHL Express, we’ve been thinking about how new approaches to packaging will shape future […]

As another year comes to an end, we welcome 2020 with open and optimistic arms. But before the new year gets in full swing, we’re looking back at what an amazing year 2019 was for DHL Express UK. 2019 marked DHL’s landmark 50th birthday and the celebrations did not disappoint. It was also a standout […]

Is your business well established on its home turf but struggling to get over the line when it comes to reaching a wider audience? At DHL, we’re offering you the opportunity to win exposure and take your business to the next level through the use of matchday advertising assets at The Twickenham Stoop. DHL is […]

In a new report released this week, total exports of goods for October 2019 were £34.3 billion, an increase of 11 per cent compared with September, and an increase of £1.1 billion compared with October 2018. The US remains the dominant trading partner for exports; it experienced the largest increase since September, up £1,248 million.

This year Black Friday coincided with the November pay day for most Britons. It was also a week closer to Christmas which saw sales jump 16.5 per cent compared with last year, according to payments firm Barclaycard. What started as a store-focused shopping holiday, has increasingly moved online to join Black Friday and Cyber Monday […]

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