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New Runway Agreed Upon For Heathrow Airport

The government has announced that Heathrow Airport is to be expanded with a new runway added to the site, part of Whitehall’s plans to create a global Britain and build an economy that works for all. This will be the first full length runway to be constructed in the south-east of the country since the second world war, with the scheme now to be
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26 Asian captive have been released by Somalian pirates

Five years ago 26 Asian sailor were kidnapped by Somali pirates and held captive in a small fishing village in Dabagala near the village of Harardhere. Last week they were finally released. The sailors — from China, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan — were seized near the Seychelles in March 2012, a time when pirate attacks were common in the area. They
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China and UK agree on unlimited number of freighter flights

After a successful negotiation this week the UK and China has agreed not only to allow unlimited cargo flights but also to operate more than double passenger flights between the two countries. It means that instead of 40, now up to 100 passenger flight a week each way will be allowed, with no limit on cargo flights. A restriction on the number of destinations
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SWA Calls On Govt To Boost Post-Brexit Whisky Exports

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has called on the government to help give Scotch whisky exports a boost by prioritising new trade deals with key markets such as India, China, Brazil, Angola, Kenya, Nigeria, Burma, Vietnam, Australia and Thailand. The organisation believes the UK government should now be working towards ensuring global trading arrangements that are better than the ones already in place, as well as supporting export industries.
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A British artist`s adventure on Hajin Ship

The Hanjin Geneva which was 24 nautical miles off the coast Japan, was carrying not just container cargos but also a 20-man crew including Rebeca Moss, a British artist. Rebecca, a 25-year-old Royal College of Art MA student was travelling on the vessel as part of a three-week-programme, called “23 Days at Sea” organised by the Vancouver-based Access Gallery. For this programme four artists
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Are EU Customers Boycotting UK Cars?

British car manufacturers may find their profits take a tumble as a result of Brexit, with the CEO of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) now saying that some customers in Europe could be boycotting British vehicles because of the vote result. Ralf Speth said that the company would now be revising its thinking with regards to investment after the vote to leave, adding that if
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FTA Highlights Targets For Rail Freight Boost

Rail freight services are so integral to importing and exporting goods in the UK that the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has highlighted seven key targets to help the industry grow in the future. FTA’s ‘next steps’ document is part of its Agenda for More Freight by Rail and follows the government’s Rail Freight Strategy, released last week. This document revealed the vision for improvements,
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‘Majority’ Of SMEs Not Exporting Overseas

It might be worth looking into using a worldwide courier if you want to boost your profit margins over the next year or so if you’re a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME). However, it seems that the majority of such businesses are yet to consider exporting overseas, with many citing reasons like language barriers, perceived cost and a lack of knowledge of the market as significant
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UK Trade Deficit Narrows By £1.1 Billion

The deficit on trade for goods and services in the UK is estimated to have been £4.5 billion in July this year, narrowing by £1.1 billion from June 2016. Exports, meanwhile, rose by #0.8 billion and imports fell by £0.3 billion. Data from the Office for National Statistics now shows that the deficit on trade in goods reached #11.8 billion in July, falling by £1.2
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CBI: Manufacturing Output Up Off Back Of Exports

Manufacturing output growth in the UK is being supported by an improvement in export orders, with 19 per cent of businesses reporting total orders to be above normal and 21 per cent saying that export orders are above normal. This is according to the latest Industrial Trends Survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which found that output growth is now being predicted
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