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IOE&IT News
14 March 2019
Manchester Summit Showcases Export Optimism Despite Brexit Uncertainty »
The Institute’s second World Trade Summit of 2019 took place on March 13th at The Growth Company’s offices in Stretford. S...
12 March 2019
New IOE&IT and KGH Customs Partnership Facilitates Sustainable UK Trade Growth »
Businesses need to be employing or training employees to have the expertise and skills required to ensure the cost-efficie...
11 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Age Check Certification Services win the 10th Open to Export Competition »
Age Check Certification Services Ltd have won the 10th ‘ Open to Export Action Plan Competition ’, taking home the £3000...
08 March 2019
New strategic partnership with WCO enables customs professionals to gain global recognition »
Customs practitioners in the UK can now be trained by the World Customs Organization (WCO), thanks to a new Strategic Part...
06 March 2019
New advice on doing business in Brazil »
The newly updated Doing Business in Brazil Guide looks at South America’s largest economy and the world’s 9th largest by G...

International Trade News
22 March 2019
‘A smart border for smart drivers’ in France – Brexit update »
Procedures are being put in place at the French border in preparation for a no-deal Brexit. New customs formalities and ch...
22 March 2019
Short extension to Brexit as withdrawal agreement is set to enter yet another critical week »
A new timeline has been set for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU following late night talks around an extension to Article...
13 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government sets out import tariff plans for no-deal Brexit »
The UK government has set out its long-awaited 'no-deal' trade plans after Prime Minister Theresa May's exit agreement wit...
04 March 2019
Christine Lagarde delivers the World Traders' Tacitus Lecture 2019 »
  This year’s World Traders' Tacitus Lecture, delivered by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, sprinkled a li...
28 February 2019
Six out of eight IT systems needed for UK borders in a 'No Deal Brexit' aren't ready »
A report by the National Audit Office, released on the evening of Wednesday 27th February 2019 to the public accounts comm...

Blog
05 March 2019
Brexit will affect our exporters in thousands of ways – because there is simply no average exporter. »
This article will form the basis of discussion for our second 'Talking World Trade Matters' member-only webinar on 13/03/1...
28 February 2019
Yusen Logistics’ state-of-the-art flagship warehouse achieves 'The Planet Mark' certification »
Last year, Yusen Logistics UK expanded their service offering with the opening of their state-of-the-art flagship wareho...
11 February 2019
Brand Protection in a Global Market »
By Clare Mann - Partner at Dehns , Chartered Trade Mark Attorney “From little acorns do mighty oaks grow” So say...
05 February 2019
Back to basics: customs charges and taxes, import duty, commodity codes »
What customs charges are there for importers and exporters? There are many different types of customs charges when good...
05 February 2019
What's going to happen to tariffs after Brexit? »
What are tariff codes and why are they important? Tariff codes are very important in international trade as they descri...