Industry News | 5 February 2016

UK manufacturing sector exports fall in January

Export order trends within the UK manufacturing sector saw a decline in January 2016, according to a new report.

Legislation | 4 February 2016

Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement signed in Auckland

Ministers representing the Trans-Pacific Partnership nations have formally put pen to paper on the agreement in Auckland.

Industry News | 3 February 2016

Proposed settlement for revised UK membership of EU sees mixed response

Proposals for a new settlement for the UK to remain in the EU have been met with a mixed reaction among UK politicians.

Legislation | 2 February 2016

Renewed talks over India-EU FTA 'likely to be delayed'

A delay to FTA discussions between India and the EU is looking increasingly likely.

Legislation | 29 January 2016

UKTI unveils new cross-government scheme to boost British exports

UK Trade & Investment has unveiled a new cross-government initiative aimed at bolstering British exports, while overseeing and coordinating performance in this area.

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.