Norfolk Business News

Policy
24/02/2017
A Chamber survey last year identified that 67% of education leaders recognise the need for better careers information.   Norfolk Chamber is continuing its work to help bridge the gap between young people and business and is working with several Norfolk schools to deliver careers events in the...
Policy
24/02/2017
Temporary traffic lights will be in use on the A140 Cromer Road north of the B1149 Holt Road roundabout for up to one week from Monday 27 February to allow National Grid to continue gas main diversions that will enable construction of the major junction between the A140 and Norwich Northern...
Export
22/02/2017
The Ministry of Supply in Egypt is planning to import some food products and is seeking quotations from British companies who could export such products to Egypt.  The request includes the following items : Broad Beans ( dried beans -Fava beans-shipped in sacks) : amount of  490, 000 tonnes per...
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...

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