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The Times - January 2024

Marco Forgione, Director General of the Institute of Export & International Trade, tells The Times how concerns about getting trade through the Red Sea are already driving up the global price of commodities such as oil, corn and wheat, and how this will feed through to the price of food, and more immediately the extra costs and delays being incurred by shipping companies.

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The Telegraph - January 2024

In the midst of an ongoing global shipping crisis, the Institute of Export & International Trade is featured in the Telegraph, in a story covering further disruption and the threat of inflation to Britain, as shipping giant Maersk pauses all its trade through the Red Sea.

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i News - January 2024

In this article from the i newspaper, IOE&IT DG Marco Forgione explains to Cahal Milmo that the impact of the rerouting of shipping from the Suez Canal will result in imminent supermarket price rises, which 'will be felt by consumers in the coming weeks'.

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BBC World Service - December 2023

The Institute of Export & International Trade DG Marco Forgione MIEx was on both the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and BBC World Service – World Business Report, discussing the ongoing developments in the Suez Canal.

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The Grocer

The Grocer - December 2023

As drought conditions in the Panama Canal force consumer goods and food carriers to sail thousands of extra miles to make deliveries, IOE&IT Director General Marco Forgione is quoted in the Grocer explaining how 'delays like this ripple across the whole supply chain, which is concerning for both businesses and consumers during the busiest retail period of the year'.

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The Times - August 2023

Marco Forgione MIEx speaks to Richard Tyler at The Times about the government's announcement of a "new phased approach" to the CDS deadline for exporters.

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Daily Mail

Daily Mail - June 2023

Coverage of the launch of the Institute of Export & International Trade led E-Commerce Trade Commission, at which Secretary of State Kemi Badenoch MP gave the keynote speech. Marco Forgione MIEx emphasises the opportunity that e-commerce presents to small businesses.

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BBC News - April 2023

In this article about post-Brexit EU border checks, Marco Forgione MIEx, director general of the Institute of Export and International Trade, tells the BBC of the importance of small businesses having "the knowledge, the expertise and the support to cope with the new processes and requirements".

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Express Uk

The Express - March 2023

Director General Marco Forgione MIEx is interviewed in The Express about delays to the introduction of the Border Target Operating Model, stating that British businesses are being diadvantaged by the continued delays.

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Tech Monitor

Tech Monitor - March 2023

Director General Marco Forgione MIEx pens an article for Tech Monitor about the launch of the Institute of Export & International Trade and EY's report: 'TradeTech: A pathway for businesses to seize opportunities'.

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The Fintech Times

The Fintech Times - March 2023

In this article by The Fintech Times, Marco Forgione MIEx reflects on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Spring Budget announcement, explaining that the introduction of 12 new investment zones is a positive move, but that there is a need for much more specific support for MSMEs.

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Global Trade Review - March 2023

Coverage in Global Trade Review of a joint report published by The Institute of Export & International Trade and EY highlighting the opportunities available for businesses in trade digitalisation.

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Politico - February 2023

IOE&IT director general Marco Forgione MIEx is quoted in Politico's coverage of the merger of BEIS and DIT, forming the new Department for Business and Trade, highlighting the opportunity presented by the merger to boost UK exports.

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Express Uk

The Express - February 2023

Director general Marco Forgione MIEx is quoted in The Express explaining the seismic impact that Russia's invasion of Ukraine has had on global trade, calling for clearer guidance to ensure businesses can comply with the sanctions.

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