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09 May 2019
Talking World Trade Matters: 'Opportunity and Risk in Emerging Markets' »
Our next ‘ Talking World Trade Matters ’ will take place on Tuesday 14 th May at 16:00. We will be looking at the opportu...
26 April 2019
Avoid Russian Roulette with our new Doing Business Guide »
Our new updated Doing Business in Russia Guide introduces you to the largest country on earth and a market that has been s...
24 April 2019
Hear about our new Export Controls Profession in a webinar next week »
The Institute of Export & International Trade is delighted to be launching a new ‘ Export Control Profession ’ for peo...
05 April 2019
Trade, Brexit & Exporters - Lesley Batchelor appears on Trade Finance Talks Podcast »
Our Director General, Lesley Batchelor OBE, was this week interviewed by Trade Finance Global for their 'Trade Finance Tal...
02 April 2019
How have you prepared for Brexit? Let us know »
We are looking for feedback on what preparations people are making for Brexit and the possible changes to custom...

International Trade News
16 May 2019
Update from Government on EU Exit: Time is running out to apply for Customs Training Grants! »
HMRC has issued the following update regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union and the upcoming deadline for c...
13 May 2019
British exports hit a record breaking level »
Data released today last week (10th May) by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows the 2018/19 financial year was a...
03 May 2019
Scottish Export Strategy plans to double exports in a decade »
The Scottish government has announced ambitious plans to double international exports so they account for a quarter of Sco...
29 April 2019
UK exports of trainers sprint to glory »
Did you watch the London Marathon yesterday? A record 414,168 runners applied to take part in this year's London Mara...
26 April 2019
Emerging Markets Dominate UK's Fastest Growing Export Partners »
The fastest growing export markets for the UK are in Asia, with Taiwan reporting 40.8% growth and India reporting 19.3%. R...

15 May 2019
Queen's Award Focus: Berkeley Engineering »
Berkeley Engineering Consultants (BEC), a single access point for specialist engineering services for the global oil &...
09 May 2019
Queen's Award Winner Focus: 80 Days Ltd »
Founder Mark Forrester achieved a long-held ambition when his company 80 DAYS was recently awarded a Queen’s Award for E...
07 May 2019
Use it or lose it - don't miss out on the apprenticeship levy! »
The apprenticeship levy is a fantastic opportunity for businesses to ensure they have the skilled staff and knowledge need...
03 May 2019
Queen's Award Winner Focus: The Helping Hand Company »
A manufacturer of litter clearance tools, The Helping Hand Company , has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for internati...
02 May 2019
Trade isn’t optional for economic health »
Gary Griffiths, Managing Director of Trade Finance, Bibby Financial Services Brexit has dominated news headlines for...