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13 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dispelling the myths that surround digitisation of trade documents »
Digitisation of trade finance has huge potential to deliver significant benefits to corporates, banks, carriers and other...
10 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gulf Conformity Tracking Symbol: Are you ready? »
  April 1st 2017 is the deadline set for implementation of the Gulf Standards Association (GSO) new Gulf Conformit...
31 January 2017
European Supply Chain Solutions and Online Opportunities »
Ecommerce customers – whether businesses or private consumers – want a wide choice of products, delivery times and methods...
18 January 2017
Globalisation - a greater good? »
By Lesley Batchelor OBE, Director General of the Institute of Export & International Trade There has been much stat...
16 January 2017
Back to basics: the Middle East and Africa »
  The World Bank’s World Integrated Trade Solution (WITS) has reported that Saudi Arabia’s import levels now sta...
13 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why supporting suppliers’ export strategies will boost trade growth »
  By Ian Bouquet-Taylor, group head of supplier excellence, Meggitt PlC As the UK prepares for a new future w...
04 January 2017
Let sleeping dogs lie: Who is ready for REX? »
Members of the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT), the professional membership body representing a...
22 December 2016
A festive insight into a feast of cultural customs »
  In the Christmas countdown we wanted to celebrate the colourful and wonderful diversity of Xmas and New Year cus...
15 December 2016
In Post Brexit Britain International Trade Education matters more than ever »
  When the United Kingdom leaves the European Union and the EU Customs Union many UK businesses trading inside the...
09 December 2016
Why trade agreements are vital for exporters »
    'Trade agreements’ are normally called Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and allow a reciprocal relationsh...
07 December 2016
India Online: Finally Coming Of Age? »
A vast country, about a third of the size of the USA and made up of 29 different states, India is one of the world’s...
05 December 2016
What does the rise of protectionism mean for British exporters? »
Protectionism is alive and well in the world of international trade. Despite the WTO framework to counter the effect of...
19 September 2016
Focus on TARIC – a buzzword for customs professionals in the EU »
Article: by Arne Mielken BA(Hons) MA MIEx (Grad), IOE Young President...
07 September 2016
Troubled Waters in container shipping? »
  The announcement, on 31 st August, that Hanjin Shipping, one...
29 July 2016
Is compliance really that important? »
Why RS Components is putting compliance at the top of its agenda Charlie Jenkinson, VP Operational Excellence, RS Componen...
20 July 2016
Morocco: an unexpected opportunity »
Maximising opportunities: left to right Ali Cherboub (distributor for Morocco) with Andy Jones, Head of Export at Cambridg...
20 June 2016
Cronus Logistics’ exporting journey makes waves on the Irish Sea »
Cronus Logistics commenced operations in 2014 as a dedicated logistics specialist, offering door to door services across...
05 February 2016
Norsk’s exporting journey »
  The Norsk Global group started in 1993 with its sights firmly fixed on providing a sound European wholesale...
04 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Institute of Directors says EU deal “better than expected” – what do you think? »
You may have read in the news that many UK business leaders gave a qualified welcome to the  draft agreement publishe...
14 January 2016
The Union Customs Code: Are you Prepared? »
The largest change to UK and European Customs procedures in the last 20 years is due to take place on 1 st May 2016, with...
16 October 2015
Bolero – transforming the way businesses trade globally »
Corporate member, Bolero , is working with the IOE to demystify electronic processes and replace complex, unwieldy pape...
11 September 2015
What you need to know about Incoterms® 2010 »
Mike Josypenko, IOE’s Director of Special Projects, talks about Incoterms ® 2010, and the training offered by the Institu...
04 September 2015
12 tips for growing SME exports »
According to the CBI, only one in five of the UK’s small and medium-sized businesses currently export, but businesses are...
28 August 2015
AEO – what is it and could your business benefit? »
Internationally recognised as a mark of quality, an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certificate effectively demonstrate...
08 April 2015
New Zealand – a beautiful land of hobbits, hills and hospitality »
  New Zealand – a land famed for its great beauty and its abundance of sheep. It may be half way around the w...
09 February 2015
When importers bite off more than they can chew »
In a move which is sure to leave a bitter taste in the mouths of many US based chocolate lovers, confectioner giant Hersh...
19 December 2014
Is exporting the key to Japan’s economic recovery? »
Concerns have been raised as Japan’s latest economic data shows that inflation has slowed for a third consecutive month, a...
05 December 2014
Powerful partnerships: how to maximise US trade opportunities with Uncle Sam »
‘Two great nations divided by a common language’ is a much used and highly appropriate phrase which reinforces how the Ame...
21 November 2014
Exporting to the Nordic Regions – a warm welcome awaits »
The Institute of Export London Branch recently hosted an “Exporting to Nordic Regions” event that provided attendees with...
12 September 2014
Breaking up is hard to do – what Scottish Independence could mean for UK trade »
In the countdown to the September 18 referendum, the Institute has been asked about the implications for UK trade if the p...
15 August 2014
Managing customs compliance to ensure a good night’s sleep »
Most businesses dealing in international trade will be aware of the need to comply with customs regulations , whether the...
08 August 2014
Exporting to Russia – the issues faced by UK exporters »
By Mike Josypenko – IOE Director of Special Projects and Anthony Griffiths M.I.Ex, IOTL, Partner at Strong & Herd LLP...
18 July 2014
Exporting is leap of faith for mid-market companies »
It was encouraging to hear at a recent roundtable discussion that mid-market companies are hugely optimistic for future gr...
18 April 2014
Want to live the American dream? Learn from my mistakes! »
Guest blog by Dianne Hosking, Farnham Castle Intercultural Training Moving to the United States was a dream come true...
07 March 2014
Oscar glory reflects international growth of UK film and television industry »
The vibrant success of Britain’s film industry at the Oscars is a further boost to the growth of an already booming crea...

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