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International Trade News
24 April 2020
Minister for small business hears COVID-19 concerns of IOE&IT members »
Marco Forgione, director general of IOE&IT:  The minister’s interest in training during lockdown was “particul...
24 April 2020
Warehouse body in partnership move to help congestion of goods at ports »
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has teamed up with logistics and supply chain advisor Bis Henderson Consulting to en...
24 April 2020
Cargo handlers respond to accusations of ‘opportunistic surcharges’ »
Cargo handlers Menzies Aviation and Swissport have said the surcharges they are imposing on air freight companies during t...
23 April 2020
Queen’s Awards 2020 winners: ‘This award during the COVID-19 will make a profound difference to us' »
Merci Maman have won the Queen's Award for the second year in a row To be recognised in the annual Queen’s Awards is...
23 April 2020
Import VAT receipts for Q1 2020 down more than 10% »
Receipts from import VAT, the tax paid on goods purchased from countries outside the European Union (EU), decreased by £8...
23 April 2020
Brexit transition extension would prolong uncertainty, says Secretary of State for Trade »
(Photo Credit: Department of International Trade) Government has today (23 April) reiterated its refusal to extend th...
22 April 2020
Amazon retailers in a ‘bind’ despite lift on restrictions for non-essential goods »
UK retailers are in a “bind” due to lockdown restrictions imposed by Amazon, despite the platform’s announcement last week...
22 April 2020
Number of UK firms trading internationally on the rise, HMRC reports »
The volume of UK businesses engaged in international trade in 2019 rose by 11,000, with a marked swing away from the EU to...
21 April 2020
Queen’s Awards international trade winners for 2020 unveiled: ‘winners can help rebuild the economy’ »
The winners of the 2020 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise were revealed today, with 128 companies cited in the international t...
21 April 2020
Importers ‘will have to bear cost of unnecessary cargo handler surcharges’, say freight body »
The freight forwarding sector has accused air cargo handlers of being opportunistic on surcharges during the COVID-19 cris...
21 April 2020
Insurers call on government to guarantee trade credit insurance »
The trade body representing British insurers is asking the government to provide temporary guarantees for trade credit ins...
21 April 2020
All the government’s support for export and import trade so far »
With coronavirus affecting many firms in international trade, the  Daily Update  is bringing you an updated list...
20 April 2020
Government urged by IOE&IT to extend customs training grant scheme »
The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) has repeated its call for government to extend its grant sc...
20 April 2020
Trump allows import duty deferments for COVID-19 impacted businesses »
Importers in the US who have suffered “significant financial hardship” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will be allowe...
20 April 2020
Furlough scheme opens today – latest on government financial help for business »
With coronavirus affecting many firms in international trade, the Daily Update brings you an updated list of government...
17 April 2020
Warehouse body calls on government for ‘planning horizon’ on easing of lockdown »
The trade body representing warehouse and logistics suppliers has called on government for more detail on when it might ea...
17 April 2020
Majority of UK importers still have faith in China, straw poll indicates »
A majority of UK firms importing from China are keeping faith with the country despite the COVID-19 virus, delegates at an...
17 April 2020
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss to address exporters and importers next week »
(Photo Credit: Department of International Trade) The Secretary of State for international trade, Liz Truss, is to g...
16 April 2020
China remains the UK’s third largest import source despite coronavirus slump »
China’s exports for March have fallen year-on-year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released thi...
16 April 2020
Customs Declaration System launch: migration timetable extended »
HMRC has announced a further extension to the dual running of existing customs declaration system, CHIEF, alongside the lo...
16 April 2020
Insurers warned they need to show a ‘willingness to pay’ »
Insurers have been warned to pay up quickly to small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The warning com...
15 April 2020
Border Force prioritising checks on medical equipment »
UK Border Force last week announced it is prioritising checks on shipments of medical equipment to speed up delivery to th...
15 April 2020
‘Significant’ customs procedure changes unveiled for start of 2021 »
The government last week announced changes to trade procedures for UK businesses starting from 1 January 2021 that experts...
15 April 2020
Congestion crisis looms as ports call for more government support »
Supply chains are facing ‘an unprecedented congestion crisis’  as  boxes of uncollected cargo pil e...
14 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government considers re-opening economy sector-by-sector »
The government is considering a sector-by-sector approach to ending the COVID-19 lockdown, with manufacturing, food and lo...
14 April 2020
Government to allow electronic export licence applications »
Measures to enable remote completion of export licence applications during the COVID-19 lockdown have been announced by th...
14 April 2020
Deadline extended for payment of import duty and VAT on all products – but business MUST act now »
HMRC is to extend the deadline for paying import duty and VAT on all goods for businesses with COVID-19 related cash flow...
09 April 2020
Green shipping lane adoption “significantly improved”, accelerating transit of key supplies »
Adoption of ‘green’ or ‘priority’ lanes to accelerate the transit of key supplies across Europe has “significantly improve...
09 April 2020
Small business loans: one in 10 have been approved »
After much criticism for being slow to get off the ground, evidence of firms accessing the government’s cash lifeline sche...
09 April 2020
Furloughed staff CAN take on different types of work as well as training, government says »
Furloughed staff are free to take on additional work during the coronavirus outbreak, new government advice indicates....
08 April 2020
Export of PPE products: important update on customs declarations »
Last week, the UK government and European Commission announced and i mplemented new export regulations regarding personal...
08 April 2020
Virtual meetings here to stay ‘but don’t do them half-heartedly’, says events expert »
The temporary move to virtual working habits could have positive long-term impacts, a leading communications and events ex...
08 April 2020
Temporary customs easements unveiled today to reduce physical contact »
Short-term measures to ease the movement of goods through customs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak were announce...
07 April 2020
Air freight customers urged: ‘decide quicker’ to secure capacity »
Customers wanting to book air freight capacity – under severe pressure during the COVID-19 crisis – are being urged to spe...
07 April 2020
Government highlights untapped export potential in the UK »
The UK continues to break records for exports of goods and services but there remains significant untapped exporting poten...

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