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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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American Airlines Sets New Freight Record

American Airlines (AA) has set a new record for how much it shipped in air freight in a single day. Sunday (August 14th) was an important day in AA’s history, as it transported over 260,000kg of freight and mail from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Tristan Koch, American’s managing director of cargo sales – Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said: “There was high demand
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British Exports To China ‘On The Rise’

It seems as though the Chinese market is becoming increasingly interested in the goods and services of British businesses, with new figures from UK Trade & Investment showing that exports to the country have seen a £2.2 billion increase since 2014. Greater China is viewed as the biggest information and communications technology market in the world, and it’s forecast to become the biggest luxury goods market
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New low cost Indian airline

A new low cost Indian airline, called POP -People Over Profit- aim to capitalise on new trade agreements between the UK and India. The services will be carrying both cargo and passengers. The airline is hoping that as Britain voted for leaving the UK, they will be able to negotiate better trade deals with fast-growing economies such as India. Chairman & principal and founding
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Govt Reassures Businesses About Export Opportunities Post-Brexit

Companies in the UK concerned about how the EU referendum result will affect them and their export and import operations have been issued a level of reassurance from the government that there are still plenty of export opportunities even now. The Department for International Trade has said that it is impossible to predict the outcome of future negotiations with the EU but for now nothing will
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Application by DHL Global Forwarding to make the Earth greener

From now on customers will be able to calculate transport-related emissions for their shipment for almost every size and modes of transport thanks to the DHL Carbon Calculator. The application is based on “intelligent algorithms” which can be carried out online and uses real-logistics data. It means that the tool includes routes to the nearest airport or seaport, the actual delivery route between countries,
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