On Thursday, UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, introduced two new measures related to the UK-Africa trade partnership in a speech on the UK’s trade relationship with… read more →
As Iain Martin of the Times said, “To deny the downsides of Brexit on trade with the EU is to deny reality.”
The decision to secede from the world’s largest single market area was bound to have some short-term economic consequences, but the UK may be experiencing more than a short-term decline.
What happens to global supply chains in the next few years could impact the outcome of the climate crisis more than anything else.
As prices surge and the UK economy continues to shrink, David Brown, founder and chief executive of Hi, writes that businesses need additional financial levers to tackle the current cost of living crisis.
The number of ‘green’ Swiss banks has doubled in the past year, outpacing their UK counterparts in the race to corner a piece of the lucrative ‘green’ market and meet… read more →
LIBF’s Alex Gray discusses how trade finance education has evolved since the pandemic.
The UK’s Department of International Trade has announced a five-year partnership with Barclays bank to ‘broaden, deepen and sharpen’ efforts to promote trade with UK plc. What could this mean… read more →
Backing helps UK businesses to support the construction of hospitals, electric railways, and offshore wind projects across the globe. UK Export Finance (UKEF) awarded over £3.6 billion to clean energy,… read more →
UK exporters are the least optimistic in Europe due to a combination of uncertainty caused by Brexit, the conflict in Ukraine, and disrupted supply chains, according to Allianz Trade. This… read more →
Accordion to the ONS latest statistics release, the twelve-month trailing inflation rate in the UK rose to 9% in April – the highest level since the current ONS data set began in 1989.
If a new trade bill is passed during the current UK parliamentary term, digital paperwork could be legalised under English Law, which could be a landmark moment for the trade and export industry.
Everything you need to know about the Queen’s speech and it’s implications on trade.
During the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2022, Prince Charles, standing in for the Queen, announced that the Electronic Trade Documents Bill among the list of legislation that the Government intends to pursue in the upcoming parliamentary session.
The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced the country’s latest round of sanctions against Russia and Belarus following the invasion of Ukraine in February. The total package consists… read more →