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Barclays/UKTI To Support Business Exports In The Future

Businesses making use of container ships to transport their goods from A to B will be pleased to hear that Barclays has teamed up with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to offer a network of support for British exports and for companies overseas investing in the country. The aim of the collaboration between the two organisations is to support economic development and help businesses
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FTA Calls For Calais Migrant Camp To Be Moved From The Port

Freight services in the UK and elsewhere may well be interested to hear that the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a call for the migrant camp in Calais to be moved further away from the port in order to stop attacks on truck drivers as they try to cross the Channel. In the last 12 months, the size of the camp in question
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UK Exports Drop To Lowest Value Since July

It’s likely that calls will be renewed to help boost sea exports and others in the UK after official figures revealed that they had fallen to their lowest value since July last year. According to the Office for National Statistics, exports dropped by 1.2 per cent, or £500 million, to settle at £42.2 billion, which the organisation said was made up of a £200
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US About To Lift Ban On Haggis Imports?

Suppliers of haggis may well find that their sales increase in the next few years as the US ban on air imports of the product could well be lifted, a ban that has been in place since 1971 because some of the ingredients, such as sheep’s lungs, are prohibited in the country. Richard Lochhead, rural affairs secretary for Scotland, has now confirmed that haggis could be
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Overseas Shipping Advice For SMEs

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have to make sure they know what they’re doing where overseas shipping is concerned, or they could find themselves out of pocket before they know it. You need to ensure that you’ve familiarised yourself with the rules, regulations and risks before embarking on international exportation of goods. Bear in mind that not all of your products may be suitable
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