Export Britain

The latest news from the British Chambers of Commerce relating to international trade and export, government legislation, new services and partnerships can be found below.

Chinese students identify export opportunities for South West businesses

As part of the Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed 8 international students from City College Plymouth…Read more

How to access export finance: a guide for banks

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has developed a toolkit to support banks in accessing our short-term bank guarantee products.Read more

BCC upgrades UK growth forecast - but warns on longer-term outlook

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has upgraded its UK GDP growth forecast for the next two years, from 2.6% to 2.7% in 2015, and 2.4% to 2.6% in 2016,…Read more

Wales Office Minister calls for export of more Welsh programmes to boost the economy

Alun Cairns urges UK and international broadcasters to buy more Welsh TV programmes to support Welsh creative industries.Read more

Leading UN human rights expert visits UK Export Finance

Professor John Ruggie, the author of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, met with senior officials from UK Export Finance and members…Read more

UK and Mexico celebrate closer economic and academic ties during Mexico State Visit

Trade between the UK and Mexico is enjoying double-digit growth, with bilateral trade in 2013 at £3.3 billion, up by 15% compared to 2012.Read more

British exporters reap rewards – but more companies must make the leap

Businesses who make the leap into international markets are reaping the rewards, according to an international trade survey being published today (Tuesday)…Read more

St David's day celebration trumpets record lamb exports and 376 million daffodil bulbs shipped around the world

In the last four years the UK exported £523m of Welsh lamb with sales hitting £154.7m in 2013, an increase of 38% since 2010, supporting over 50,000…Read more

Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) for businesses

The UK government is aiming for an ambitious Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and the US. It will make it easier…Read more

Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP): regulatory standards

How TTIP will look at regulatory standards such as food safety, regulations to protect workers and environmental standards.Read more

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