News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • BCC welcomes ratification of UK-EU TCA but says work remains to be done

    28th April 2021

    Speaking after news that the Trade and Co-operation Agreeement has been ratified, Hannah Essex, Co-Executive Director of the BCC, said: …

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  • Concerns over Inflation Rise as Manufacturers’ Price Expectations Climb to 4-year High

    22nd April 2021

    Balance of manufacturers expecting their prices to increase highest since Q4 2017 87% of production & manufacturing firms cited pressure…

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  • UK exports to EU see partial rebound after January flop

    20th April 2021

    Exports of goods from the UK to the EU partially rebounded in February 2021, increasing by £3.7 billion (46.6%) after…

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  • IMF forecasts stronger recovery for world economy

    7th April 2021

    The International Monetary Fund is now forecasting a stronger economic recovery this year and next. The IMF has upgraded both…

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  • Liz Truss unveils plans to work with G7 to tackle global trading challenges

    31st March 2021

    International Trade Secretary sets out agenda to champion free and fair trade as she chairs ministers’ meeting of first ever…

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  • Liz Truss announces creation of four major new Trade and Investment Hubs across the UK

    24th March 2021

    New trade hubs will channel the economic benefits of international trade directly into Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the North…

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  • £20m SME Brexit Support Fund Open for Applications

    17th March 2021

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help them adapt to new…

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  • US suspends tariffs on UK goods in trade dispute

    4th March 2021

    The UK welcomes US decision to suspend tariffs today on a range of goods, as we agree a joint de-escalation…

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  • Airport staff to trial pre-departure rapid testing

    1st March 2021

    PocDoc and BioSure to work with Edinburgh Airport as part of recovery planning. Pre-departure rapid testing that delivers results within…

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  • Be prepared – cross-border disputes post-brexit

    24th February 2021

    For Scottish businesses trading with European customers and suppliers the recent EU-UK trade deal offered little clarity on the question…

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