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This week, the UK published the negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the US. The agreement will bring advantages for the whole of the UK, with Scotland, the North East and the Midlands forecast to see the most benefits from removing barriers to trade with the US. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said: […]

With consumers becoming increasingly health conscious all around the world, UK health and wellness businesses are benefiting from the health and wellbeing trend. Lancashire-based Private Label Nutrition has seen a 75 per cent increase in overseas sales in the last 12 months. James Wilson, Director at Private Label Nutrition said: “The Middle East is our […]

In partnership with DHL, the British Chambers of Commerce has released its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook (QITO) for October to December 2019. The QITO report gives a better understanding of new markets and the international opportunities they can create for British businesses. Shannon Diett, VP of Marketing, DHL Express UK, commented: “[…] with the […]

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 […]

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