Legislation | 16 June 2016

A guide to the Trade Facilitation Agreement

Progress continues to be made on the implementation of the global Trade Facilitation Agreement, a deal dedicated to making the movement of goods more efficient and transparent.

Imports and Exports | 15 June 2016

US sees better-than-expected import and export price rise in May

US import and export prices rose by a greater-than-expected margin during May 2016.

Imports and Exports | 13 June 2016

Record rise in UK exports helps to reduce trade deficit

A record rise in UK exports during April 2016 helped the country to cut its trade deficit.

Industry News | 10 June 2016

What could an ASEAN-EAEU free trade deal mean for international trade?

A recent summit has given fresh impetus to the possibility of a new free trade agreement between the ASEAN and EAEU economic blocs - a move that would have numerous repercussions for global trade.

Industry News | 9 June 2016

Chinese exports fall again in May 2016

China's export performance in May 2016 saw another decline as weak global demand persisted for another month.

Industry News | 7 June 2016

ASEAN and New Zealand commit to closer economic cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has pledged to strengthen its commercial and trade links with New Zealand.

Legislation | 7 June 2016

How might the Mexico-EFTA free trade agreement be expanded?

Mexico is seeking to expand the remit of its trade deal with the European Free Trade Association, a move that could help to create further commercial opportunities between businesses in both areas.

Industry News | 3 June 2016

UK small businesses 'positive about international trade prospects'

UK small businesses are showing a strong appetite for international trade over the coming years, a new report has shown.

Industry News | 2 June 2016

US and Europe fight to make TTIP case amidst growing opposition

Policymakers in the US and Europe are making efforts to restore the momentum behind the TTIP trade deal in the face of growing opposition.

Industry News | 1 June 2016

EU and Japan seek early resolution over FTA in 2016

Ministers from the EU and Japan have committed to reaching an agreement over a free trade deal as early as possible in 2016.