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A trade continuity agreement has been signed by Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner to Europe, Andrew Mitchell, Ambassador of Iceland to the UK, Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson, and Ambassador of Norway to the UK, Wegger Christian Strømmen. The agreement covers trade in goods and means consumers and businesses in the UK will continue to benefit from more […]

The Office of National Statistics have released data that confirms there is a continuing demand for UK goods around the globe. One example of this is seen in exports to India increasing at the fastest rate amongst the UK’s top non-EU trading partners. Further figures also show the export of goods and services to non-EU […]

The UK has signed a trade agreement with a series of Carribbean countries meaning businesses and consumers will continue to benefit from current arrangements in place. The UK is an important export market for the Caribbean, buying 100 per cent of Saint Lucia’s banana exports in 2017. These preferential terms are part of the UK […]

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 […]

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