Norfolk Business News

Export
21/02/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, today (Thursday) publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which shows that confidence among exporters that their turnover will improve jumped in Q4 2016, ahead of further moves towards Brexit. Although the number...
Export
20/02/2017
Following a sharp widening of the trade deficit in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016, an increase in exports of goods to non-EU countries saw the deficit on goods and services narrow to £8.6 billion in the fourth quarter (Q4) (October to December). This is the main finding of the latest trade bulletin...
Export
20/02/2017
Addressing a recent meeting of the Indian aviation community, UK Aviation Minister Lord Ahmad called for even greater trade links between the two countries. He highlighted that Prime Ministers May and Modi had already committed to building the closest possible commercial and economic relationship,...
Export
20/02/2017
The European Commission has published details of its current trade negotiations with Indonesia. Bilateral trade talks between the EU and the South East Asian country were launched in July 2016, with the aim of concluding a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the two. Issues...
Policy
17/02/2017
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally The East of England saw the fastest growth in business activity of any UK region in December and its pace of jobs growth was second only to the Yorkshire and Humber region Consumer spending...
Policy
17/02/2017
In the last quarter of 2016, the overall findings from the Q4 2016 suggested that growth in Norfolk would continue in 2017, albeit at a more modest pace.  However, the survey found that firms in both sectors, particularly in manufacturing, are facing pressure to raise prices, principally as a...
Policy
16/02/2017
Two million pounds is set to be spent over the next two years to make the route between Great Yarmouth’s train station and Market Place more attractive and safer to use by pedestrians and cyclists. Norfolk County Council is currently asking for people’s views on the proposals, which include making...
Policy
14/02/2017
Even more homes and businesses in Norfolk will be able to access a high-speed broadband connection and all the benefits this brings, as an extension to Norfolk County Council’s and BT’s Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) programme is now underway. More than £11 million of new funding is being...
14/02/2017
On Friday 10 February, Norfolk Chamber guests from across the region joined us at Dukes Head Hotel, Kings Lynn for an informative and relaxed networking morning with College of West Anglia. Delegates arrived bright and early to get started on making new business connections. The event host, Heather...
Export
13/02/2017
Over the past quarter, the UK’s small and medium-sized manufacturers saw new orders grow at the fastest pace in two years, according to the latest SME Trends Survey produced by the CBI. Based on responses from 422 manufacturers, the Survey reveals healthy growth in total new orders over the last...

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