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An arrangement between the UK and the Pacific Islands to maintain existing trade arrangements was signed last week. The agreement will see British businesses and consumers continuing to benefit from trading arrangements with Fiji and Papua New Guinea after the UK leaves the EU. International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox spoke of the benefits this […]

According to new figures, the number of UK businesses exporting goods has increased by over 1,000 since this time last year, bringing the number to 110,800. More appetite from non-EU countries for UK goods has been seen, with the number of businesses exporting to these countries rising by 1.3 per cent in the last three […]

New commercial agreements between the UK and Jordan aim to increase bilateral trade between the two countries and strengthen Jordan’s economy, ensuring jobs, growth and opportunity. The UK Department for International Trade has announced it will place a trade expert in the Jordanian Embassy to support British companies hoping to export there. International Trade Secretary […]

An agreement signed by Israel’s Minister of Economy, Eli Cohen, and the UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, will help to further strengthen the trading relationship between the UK and Israel, which was worth £4 billion in the year ending 2018 Q3. Dr Liam Fox praised the strong trading relationship Israel […]

The UK and USA have signed an agreement to continue the existing arrangements in place which facilitate goods trade and support jobs in the two nations. The Mutual Recognition Agreement on Conformity Assessment (MRA) was signed by Her Majesty’s Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch and Deputy United States Trade Representative C.J. Mahoney last week. Total UK-US […]

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 […]

An arrangement that will see British businesses and consumers benefitting from trading arrangements from Chile was signed last week by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Chile, Jamie Bowden, and Chilean Foreign Minister, Roberto Ampuero. This certainty will help to further strengthen the trading relationship between the UK and Chile which was worth £1.8 billion in 2017. […]

Dr Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade, has signed an arrangement which will help boost trade between the UK and New Zealand. The agreement covers sectors accounting for around £169m of UK exports to New Zealand and will ensure UK and New Zealand businesses can continue to benefit from existing arrangements. Dr Liam […]

An arrangement boosting British trade with Australia will continue even after the UK leaves the EU, supporting jobs in both countries. The Mutual Recognition on Conformity Assessment (MRA) was signed by the International Trade Secretary and the Australian High Commissioner to the UK last week. The signing will ensure UK and Australian businesses can continue […]

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