Gateway to Arabian opportunities

16 April 2014

More than 700 international senior business professionals from across the world will be in Dubai next month for Arabian Gateway, an event aimed at those actively seeking to expand their company sales in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), using the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as their base.

Overseas procurement market worth billions

15 April 2014

Public procurement of goods and services in 12 key emerging markets will almost triple to £452 billion by 2030, according to new research by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Get ready for the International Festival for Business

14 April 2014

The Liverpool City Region will see the UK’s most significant international trade and commerce showcase since 1951 when it plays host during June and July to the International Festival for Business (IFB).

Service sector exports hit all-time high

11 April 2014

Offering good news during Export Week, the latest British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey shows that exports in the services sector (sales and orders) have reached an all-time high.

More small firms showing ambition to export

10 April 2014

Good news for the Government, as it tries to persuade more UK business to explore foreign markets, comes from the latest quarterly business index published by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Government backing British exporters

9 April 2014

Chancellor George Osborne has marked Export Week by announcing the next stage in what he described as the Government’s fundamental overhaul of finance for British exporters.

Labour blasts flagship export schemes

8 April 2014

Although they were announced two years ago, the Government’s two flagship export schemes for businesses have yet to help a single firm according to evidence unearthed by Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna.

A safe bet

8 April 2014

The total US HLS (Homeland Security) and Public Security markets are forecasted to grow from US$74.5 billion in 2012 to US$107.3 billion in 2020, so there are certain to be many companies interested in accessing these contracts.

MEPs cut customs duties on imports from Ukraine

7 April 2014

About 98% of the customs duties that Ukrainian iron, steel, farm produce and machinery exporters pay at EU borders will be removed by a proposal backed by the European Parliament last week.

Trade barriers putting economic progress at risk

4 April 2014

Barriers to trade are holding back the global economic recovery, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Global Enabling Trade Report 2014, which shows that emerging markets still have a long way to go to implement trade reforms.