Norfolk Business News

Export
10/05/2012
• 20% of firms say poor transport connections are a barrier to exporting • 41% of businesses are put off by the cost of international transport connections A survey of more than 8,000 businesses released today (Thursday 10 May 2012) by the British Chambers of Commerce, shows that while exporting...
General
09/05/2012
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: Business has said time and time again that the government must choose between boosting the economy or playing short-term politics. Businesspeople and voters understand that the economy must come first,...
General
09/05/2012
Norfolk businesses are expressing ‘guarded optimism’, so the news that the UK economy contracted in the first quarter – thereby heralding a technical recession is unexpected.  Norfolk businesses are advising of strong exports and plans to create more jobs.  Read the latest comments on Norfolk...
Export
08/05/2012
• 40% of exporters saw an increase in export sales over the last three months The fourth DHL/BCC Trade Confidence Index, a measure of the UK’s exporting health, reveals that exporters in the UK have seen increases in exporting activity over the first quarter of the year, with many businesses...
Export
08/05/2012
The 1987 Convention on a common transit procedure establishes the measures facilitating the movement of goods between the EU and Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. The rules are effectively identical to those of the Community transit system, the procedure used for customs transit operations between...
Export
08/05/2012
Iconic companies including Mars, McLaren, Airbus, The Royal Mint and Sunseeker are among those selected to take part in a national exhibition, which showcases the very best of British manufacturing. Beating competition from hundreds of UK companies, they will join around 40 others at the Make it in...
Export
08/05/2012
According to the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, Belgium is the UK’s sixth-largest export market, worth £10 billion a year. The UK is Belgium’s fourth-largest export market with two-way trade worth in the region of £22 billion, of which £2 billion is in services. Flanders is the northern,...
Export
08/05/2012
The latest report from the World Trade Organization (WTO) offers bad news for exporters, noting that the 2010 "rebound" of 13.8% growth faded badly in 2011 to just 5% and is set to fall again, to 3.7% this year. WTO economists have attributed the continuing slowdown to the global economy losing...
Export
08/05/2012
A network of companies fraudulently importing Chinese tube and pipe fittings via several countries in South East Asia, to evade high EU customs duties, has been uncovered. Investigations carried out by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and authorities in several EU Member States, in co-...
Export
08/05/2012
Please see below links to the latest updates from HMRC relating to further restrictive measures against Iran.

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