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15 February 2018
‘Russia Without Tears’ workshop helps UK exporters navigate the complexities of a massive market »
Anglo-Russian ties have long been reported to be tense but there are a growing number of UK businesses looking to do busin...
09 February 2018
Switzerland - more than just mountains, watches and chocolate »
The Swiss trading position in relation to the EU is one that the UK will do well to look at closely as it forges its...
29 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICC UK calls for businesses to make their voices heard on Trade Bill »
Chris Southworth, Director General of International Chamber of Commerce UK, has called on UK businesses to make their voic...
29 January 2018
Institute launches new course structure and digital badge system »
New training structure introduced The Institute has changed the design of its training programme to offer a clear sens...
08 January 2018
Member Discount for Global Customs Compliance Forum »
Develop your compliance strategies in a post-Brexit landscape Do you want to Brexit-proof your customs strategy and exp...

International Trade News
2 hours ago
'Open Aid, Open Societies' - DFID launches new transparency agenda »
The Department for International Development (DFID) last week set out a new ‘Transparency Agenda’ to strengthen the UK’s a...
14 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record breaking level of UK food and drink exports in 2017 »
Figures released by Defra earlier this week have shown that overseas sales of UK food and drink continued to soar last yea...
06 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Export Finance announces three new appointments to support UK’s export ambitions »
UK Export Finance (UKEF) has appointed Richard Simon-Lewis as its new Head of Origination, Client Coverage, Marketing and...
01 February 2018
PM May sets up joint trade and investment review with China »
PM Theresa May and Dr Liam Fox have visited China this week in an effort to sketch out a vision for the future of UK-China...
31 January 2018
GE Global Services UK secure landmark turbine contract in Iraq with UKEF support »
GE Global Services UK has secured a significant contract with the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq to upgrade and repair ex...

19 February 2018
Machine translation – a gift for businesses, a curse for translators? »
  From Google Translate to machine translation software for businesses: letting a computer take care of your trans...
14 February 2018
On the up: A new dawn for Europe? »
Article by: Richard Carter, CEO for Asia and Europe at Bibby Financial Services  (corporate members) In 2018 we...
13 February 2018
Getting the most out of exhibiting overseas »
From visibility to credibility, exhibiting at a trade show has hundreds of benefits for your business. IOE&IT member H...
12 February 2018
What makes a good translation? »
  There is a bit of a myth surrounding the translation industry and a question I get asked quite a lot is, “So, yo...
09 February 2018
VAT in the Middle East - what UK exporters to the region need to know »
The imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT) since the beginning of 2018 continues to significantly impact businesses trading w...