Imports and Exports | 10 February 2016

UK trade deficit widens in fourth quarter of 2015

Declining exports have resulted in the UK's trade deficit widening during the final quarter of 2015.

Legislation | 8 February 2016

Canada relaxes trade restrictions with Iran

Canada has become the latest country to relax sanctions against Iran, opening up new trade opportunities for local businesses.

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.