Imports and Exports | 29 January 2016

Will UK international trade investment rise as economy strengthens - or not?

The UK economy strengthened in 2015, but it remains unclear whether or not this will encourage more companies to invest in international trade.

Legislation | 28 January 2016

Examining the US business case for approving the TPP

With the recent ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the US government is seeking to outline the benefits of implementing the measure at a local level.

Imports and Exports | 28 January 2016

Japan narrows annual trade deficit in 2015

Japan's annual trade deficit narrowed in 2015, though international trading conditions in the Asian nation have remained challenging.

Imports and Exports | 26 January 2016

China and GCC outline plan for comprehensive FTA in 2016

A new free trade agreement between China and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf has been planned for 2016.

Legislation | 22 January 2016

Relaxation on sanctions 'could help build UK-Iran trade links'

The relaxation of economic and financial sanctions on Iran could open up new commercial trade opportunities for UK businesses.

Legislation | 20 January 2016

India and EU hold meeting to discuss recommencing FTA talks

India and the EU have held a meeting to determine what steps need to be taken to recommence formal talks over a free trade agreement between the regions.

Imports and Exports | 18 January 2016

Chinese international trade declines by less than expected in December

China's exports and imports fell by much less than expected in December 2015, although international trade conditions for the sector remain challenging.

Legislation | 14 January 2016

Plans for Canada-India free trade agreement put on hold

Talks over a potential new free trade agreement between Canada and India have been put on hold due to Canada's focus on the TPP.

Imports and Exports | 12 January 2016

UK exports decline in November 2015

The UK's export performance declined in November 2015, with the country's trade gap narrowed following a drop in oil imports.

Imports and Exports | 11 January 2016

Indian exports 'unlikely to surpass $270bn in 2016'

India's exports are set for a double-digit percentage decline in 2016 and are unlikely to surpass $270 billion, according to the government.