International News

  • SCC COVID-19 Daily Update

    25th November 2021

    Early Christmas shopping lifts retail sales in October Early Christmas shopping helped to push up shop sales in October as…

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  • UK government expands post-Brexit loan programme for exporters to overseas firms

    17th November 2021

    Overseas firms looking to set up shop and export from the UK will now be eligible to take out government-backed…

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  • Invitation: Port of Antwerp & Port of Zeebrugge visit their neighbours in the UK!

    16th November 2021

    Each year Port of Antwerp and Port of Zeebrugge handle more than 32 million tons of cargo with the UK,…

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  • Dubai FDI in London 15th November

    10th November 2021

    In partnership with the UK Department of International Trade and Santander Bank, Dubai FDI, the Government of Dubai official economic…

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  • DIT’s Europe Trade Month – Call for action

    DIT’s Europe Trade Month – Call for action

    2nd November 2021

    Europe Trade Month is a virtual trade tour of Europe, across over 30 countries, designed to inspire UK companies with…

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  • BCC Responds to UK-NZ Announcement of Agreement in Principle on Trade

    21st October 2021

    William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:  “Business will welcome an Agreement in Principle between the UK and…

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  • UK and Italy announce new dialogue to boost exports and investment

    UK and Italy announce new dialogue to boost exports and investment

    19th October 2021

    The International Trade Secretary announces the start of discussions on a new export and investment partnership between UK and Italy…

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  • Help us understand your views on the top issues in international trade

    18th October 2021

    Helping businesses trade globally is a key mission for every Accredited Chamber of Commerce. Recently, businesses have been faced with…

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  • Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership DIT-SCC Event

    Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership DIT-SCC Event

    18th October 2021

      The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) are pleased to invite you to…

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  • The Malaysia Climate Action Week Microsite is Live!

    11th October 2021

    The Malaysia Climate Action Week programme is now up on our event microsite, where you can get the latest updates…

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  • 1st October 2021

    BCC says new EU Export Support Service must add value    William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the BCC,…

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  • 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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