International News

  • Cabinet reshuffle: Truss promoted to foreign secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan to lead DIT

    23rd September 2021

    Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the former international development minister, has become the new Secretary of State for International Trade, replacing Liz Truss…

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  • Britain delays post-Brexit import trade controls again

    22nd September 2021

    LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Britain has delayed the implementation of some post-Brexit import controls for a second time, saying…

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  • Trade Update

    8th September 2021

    New rules on inbound movements of agri-food products of animal origin into Great Britain (GB) come into operation on Friday…

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  • Department for International Trade’s 2020/21 Inward Investment Report

    26th August 2021

    The Department for International Trade’s 2020/21 Inward Investment Report was published on Wednesday. Please read the full document here.

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  • ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXTENSION OF CE MARKING EASEMENT – BCC REACTION

    23rd August 2021

    William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce,  said:    “The British Chambers of Commerce has…

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  • BCC RESPONDS TO ONS TRADE FIGURES FOR JUNE 2021

    23rd August 2021

    Commenting on ONS Trade figures for June 2021, published today, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers…

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  • Trade Advisers – New Chamber Member Offering Solutions International Trade Challenges

    28th June 2021

    The UK’s departure from the EU has brought international trade to the centre stage with concepts such as origin, tariff…

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  • Non-EU food and drink exports exceeds EU share following large drop in sales

    23rd June 2021

    Exports of food and drink to non-EU markets topped sales to the EU in the first quarter of 2021, with EU…

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  • Government reaches historic deal on US tariff dispute

    23rd June 2021

    The International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has today struck an historic deal with the US on the Airbus-Boeing dispute in…

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  • UK agrees historic trade deal with Australia

    15th June 2021

    The UK has secured a trade deal with Australia eliminating tariffs on all UK goods and boosting jobs and businesses…

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  • Iconic British exports expected to benefit from any trade deal with Australia 

    8th June 2021

    Some of the Britain’s most famous exports could enjoy major wins from a UK-Australia trade deal, the Department for International Trade has revealed.…

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  • UK announces trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein

    7th June 2021

    The United Kingdom has secured a new trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein that will boost critical British sectors…

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  • SME Brexit Support Fund

    27th May 2021

    The SME Brexit Support Fund is for small and medium sized businesses who are new to importing or exporting. It…

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  • UK kick starts preparation for trade negotiations with India

    25th May 2021

    14-week consultation launched to seek views from the public and businesses Trade Secretary Liz Truss has today kicked off preparations…

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  • New tariff suspension scheme tailored to UK economy

    21st May 2021

    The UK is to launch its own tariff suspension scheme, designed to help make companies more competitive.   UK firms…

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  • 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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