The government has set out a pragmatic new timetable for introducing full import controls for goods being imported from the EU to the UK.
Businesses have faced a range of challenges over recent months as they recover from the global pandemic which has impacted supply chains across Europe. This is more
This issue includes updates on the new DIT Global Trade Outlook, the Border Operating Model, General Importing & Exporting, Customs Declarations, Food & Drink and Plant, Animal & Composite Products, Northern Ireland and EU Trade
On 15 September Thames Freeport held their launch event and invited Essex Chambers of Commerce to attend to hear from keynote speaker Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP, who shared his enthusiasm for the wave of opportunities set to be unlocked by the new economic zone. Also speaking more
A new tax that applies to plastic packaging produced in, or imported into the UK that does not contain at least 30% recycled plastic is due to be introduced in April 2022.
Plastic packaging is packaging that is predominantly plastic by weight and it will not apply to any plastic packaging which more
If you’re a trader and have been told by your certifying officer - an official veterinarian (OV), food competent certifying officer (FCCO) or other registered vet - to get a Support attestation (SA) you can be reimbursed for some of the costs.
Support attestations (SAs) are an assurance more
Over the last 20 years the Arabian Peninsula has been synonymous with the phrase ‘Mega Projects’ Times are changing and we now move into the sphere of ‘Giga Projects’ Possibly the largest project on the planet, ‘NEOM’ is a $500bn high-tech economic zone which more
The UK government has launched the UK Shipping Concierge service, a professional and tailored service that will provide support and guidance for maritime businesses looking to access the UK market.
The new 24/7 worldwide service was launched at the start of London International Shipping more
UK companies operating in China are beholden to an increasing number of cybersecurity regulations influencing a raft of business activities, including the ease with which a Chinese subsidiary of a multinational company can share customer or R&D data with other parts of the business and how businesses more
The Department for International Trade has announced a new package of measures to support the UK's creative industries.
The creative industries will benefit from government support thanks to a new package of measures announced at an event hosted by the Department for International Trade (DIT) more
DP WORLD announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels.
The £300m sum – which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has more
The UK must break down unfair or discriminatory digital trade barriers to help British businesses export their world-leading services, the International Trade Secretary has said.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan will set the challenge in a virtual keynote speech kicking off London Tech Week to an audience of more
Call for EOI: develop online English language training package for ASEAN organisation staff
The British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the development of an online English language training package for ASEAN organisation staff.
Date of Bid Closing: more
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International demand for UK goods and services is growing rapidly, offering a wealth of opportunities for SMEs looking to expand overseas. Japan is a major destination for more
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