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03 July 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Latest UK-EU trade talks end early while manufacturers voice concerns: key stories at week's end »
Keeping you up-to-date with the latest twists and turns in global trade, here are three media stories that have a bearing...
02 July 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
DIT to review its trade modelling to strengthen the UK’s hand in future deal negotiations »
The government has launched a review of how it will model the impact of potential trade deals on the economy to “enhance i...
02 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business leaders call for greater clarity on travel quarantine rules or risk harming services export »
With prime minister Boris Johnson expected to give the ‘green light’ for Britons to travel to 95 countries tomorrow (Frida...
02 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will the UK ‘flourish’ or pay an ‘enormous price’ for leaving the EU without a deal? »
Two of the candidates for the top position at the WTO have expressed differing opinions about how the UK would fare if it...
01 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
From food to technology: cross-industry letter urges government to reach deal with EU »
More than a hundred UK businesses – ranging from soups to technology – have written a letter to the PM warning of how “hug...
01 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK-EU stand-off over financial rules parity and future market access for City of London »
The City of London’s future access to financial markets in Europe has become the latest flare-up in the UK-EU negotiations...
01 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK on course for V-shape recovery? Five twists and turns in global trade today »
As the year reaches its half-way mark, with the UK’s EU transition-period end only six months away, there is no shortage o...
30 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is GVMS, the UK’s new border IT system? Here’s what we know – so far »
Since the start of negotiations on withdrawing from the EU began in 2016, technology has been cited as the solution to mov...
30 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ocean freight costs climb to five-year high in ‘double whammy’ for international traders »
Global sea freight rates have reached a five-year high as demand in Europe recovers from its pandemic low but global capac...
30 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virus impact on UK imports and exports in April worse than expect, HMRC statistics reveal »
UK trade in goods plummeted in April across all four nations with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting loc...
29 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rising Covid-19 infections curtail GBP gains – key trends in the FX markets this week »
Every week our partners at Bibby FX will bring you the latest moves and news in currency rates around the world. Her...
29 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government considers e-commerce delivery levy to control emissions following online purchasing spike »
Ecommerce could be hit by a new levy on delivery costs in a bid by government to control emissions and congestion. A re...
29 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Merkel claims UK will have to ‘live with the consequences of less close ties’ with Europe »
The UK hopes to reach a “broad outline of a political agreement” with the EU this summer but have been warned that it will...
26 June 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Big data: five statistics to help you get a handle on the state of UK and global trade today »
In the twin ages of big data and fake news, trade statistics play a vital role, both as signposts to the future and as rep...
26 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
SMEs get boosted support from UK export credit agency – in particular those trading with Africa »
The UK government’s export credit agency significantly increased the number of businesses it supported in the last financi...
25 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
EU ready to compromise on level playing field rules – four key trade stories to read today »
Each morning the IOE&IT content team scour the web to find the most important trade news of the day. Below you can...
25 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House considers fresh wave of tariffs on European products – including British beer »
The US is threatening a fresh wave of tariffs on popular European products – including British beer – as trade tensions wi...
24 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trade disputes: the state of play between China, Europe and the US as tensions continue to escalate »
Disputes between the US, China and Europe continue to dominate the global trade agenda, with potential deals between the g...
24 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK economy shows green shoots of recovery with growth in third quarter likely as lockdown eases »
The UK economy is showing its first signs of post-coronavirus growth, with figures for global commerce this year also less...
23 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prospering in the pandemic: the Queen’s Award winner exporting reusable nappies »
In the latest in our series profiling the 2020 Queen’s Awards winners, we talk to Guy Schanschieff, founder and managing d...
23 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Futuristic ports: pilot schemes explore use of 5G and hydrogen fuel to develop ports of tomorrow »
The ports of tomorrow could be connected through 5G networks and fuelled by hydrogen if two new pilot schemes in Europe fu...
23 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fourth anniversary of Brexit vote marked by trade deal optimism – five global trade stories today »
As we do early each morning, the content team at the Institute of Export & International Trade has today rummaged thro...
22 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government’s export ‘bounce-back’ plan for UK food and drink sectors ‘from farm to fork’ »
The UK government has unveiled a package of support for local agriculture, food and drink exporters to “turbo charge” the...
22 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retail sales up, hopes rise for UK-EU deal: three positive stories about global trade to read today »
Tomorrow is the fourth anniversary of the UK voting ‘yes’ to leave the EU in the referendum on membership. It’s been a twi...
19 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government WILL reimburse Northern Ireland businesses if tariffs hit in no-deal scenario »
The government has pledged to compensate firms in Northern Ireland if they are faced with tariffs in the event of the UK f...
19 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Shock and awe’ government ads to remind firms of transition’s end: key stories in today's press »
With just six months away until the end of transition on 31 December, today’s press is dominated by the government’s effor...
18 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leading US trade official calls for 'reset' of WTO tariffs system »
The US is to push for a "reset" of “outdated tariff determinations” by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), its trade repre...
18 June 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Feta and Champagne: UK-EU talks get down to the detail – four stories to note in today's media »
Early each morning, the content team at the Institute of Export & International Trade sifts through the national news...
18 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK edges closer to joining Asia-Pacific pact for trade and supply chain boost, MPs told »
The UK is now moving to the “formal stage” of joining a trade pact of 11 Pacific nations, the Secretary of State for Trade...
17 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Falling PPE demand sees air freight rates decline – with passenger seats still used for cargo »
Air freight rates have fallen sharply over the last week, continuing a recent slide caused by the reducing demand for PPE...
17 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK starts talks with ‘old friends’ Australia and New Zealand for trade deals »
The UK has today started negotiations with Australia and New Zealand for trade deals which could boost UK exports by aroun...
16 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Logistics trade bodies respond to ‘light touch’ border plan and pin hopes on EU trade deal »
Trade bodies representing the logistics industries have welcomed government plans to phase in border controls for imports...
16 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘July is the month’ for UK-EU trade deal says prime minister as he calls for more ‘oomph’ in talks »
The UK-EU trade talks received an infusion of impetus from the Prime Minister yesterday, who said a deal is possible befor...
15 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four global trade stories in the press today (15 June) including the world’s largest cargo ship »
Early each morning, the content team at the Institute of Export & International Trade sifts through the national news...
15 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government’s 3-phase plan for customs checks: your questions answered at IOE&IT webinar this week »
The IOE&IT is delivering a half-hour webinar on Thursday 18 June at 11am to help businesses understand the implicati...

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