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The UK and Serbia have signed a Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement to ensure their trading relationship, worth £682m, can continue and grow. The Agreement will mean continued trade access between the UK and Serbia, and will enable British businesses, including Unilever, AstraZeneca, JCB and Jaguar Land Rover, to trade as they did before 1 […]

Having carried out a Joint Trade Review (JTR) over the last year, highlighting priority trade opportunities on both sides, the UK and Thai governments have signed an agreement, committing to further cooperation and strengthening their trading relationship. International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, said the aim is to “forge new partnerships that will boost our economy, […]

The British Chambers of Commerce has published their first Quarlerly Economic Survey for 2021. While it reflects the severe impact that the pandemic has had on businesses up and down the country, there is a more positive outlook as restrictions begin to ease. Over half of businesses expect turnover to return to pre-pandemic levels in […]

This October, a Global Investment Summit will showcase the nation’s most innovative companies and clean technologies. The event aims to drive forward the government’s target to be net zero by 2050 and underpin how businesses are helping to position the UK as a global hub for green technology and finance. Hosted by the Prime Minister […]

The Department of International Trade has published a letter to UK Export Finance (UKEF) which sets out the UK government’s priorities for the year ahead. An export-led recovery, new international markets, green technology and levelling up financial products and services are among the strategic objectives detailed in the letter. Whether you’re an SME or a […]

New research commissioned by the Department for International Trade estimates that nearly 6.5 million jobs in the UK are supported by exports and job roles linked to exports are around 7% higher paying. This new research is accompanied by a Board of Trade report called Global Britain, Local Jobs; this details a number of policy […]

Over the years Delivered, the global logistics magazine, has covered many inspiring women – determined thought leaders and professionals whose achievements demonstrate just how important it is to strive for equal opportunity in the workplace. To learn more about some of the women across the global DHL network pursuing their career aspirations and leading from […]

Today, on 4 March at 4.00pm GMT, DHL Express CEO John Pearson will join NYU Stern Dean Raghu Sundaram in a “fireside chat” to inaugurate the DHL Initiative on Globalisation Speaker Series at NYU Stern’s new Centre for the Future of Management. Register and join to hear Pearson’s insights and lessons from his 35 years […]

The latest Sunday Times International Track 200 league table was released on Sunday 21 February. In the latest supplement Ian Wilson, CEO UK & Ireland DHL Express explains that despite the challenges of the pandemic and Brexit, Britain’s exporters continue to explore opportunities outside of their home market. The world is continuing to grow, and […]

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