The UK has signed a £1.2bn trade partnership agreement with Ghana promising tariff-free trade. The terms of the economic partnership agreement reinstate the two sides when the UK was part of the EU.
UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new guarantee scheme that will help importers of UK goods and services obtain easier access to financing up to £30 million.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global trade volumes slowed, rising by 2.1% in September to a level roughly 4% below that of the same month in 2019.
How can EXIP policies help bridge the trade financing gap? TFG heard from UKEF about the need to rethink operations and accelerating the need for more buyer protection
Under the Export Development Guarantee (EDG), UKEF can provide partial guarantees covering up to 80 per cent of the risk to lenders for a maximum repayment period of up to five years.
The Business Plan outlined new objectives that will allow UKEF to adapt its support for SMEs, help businesses across all the regions of the UK, access UKEF products, and focus its activity on sectors and countries.
COVID-19 has dominated the headlines for the last few months. But now, with the negotiations stepping up and the transition set to end by December, Brexit is moving back into the limelight.
The UK government’s Export Credit Agency (ECA), UKEF, has a mandate to ensure that no viable UK export fails for lack of finance or insurance.
Coltraco Ultrasonics Limited’s Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter explores the opportunities and challenges that British exporters face and identifies some tips to help them achieve their goals.
UKEF’s Richard Simon Lewis highlights the key steps that UK exporters can take to maximize their export opportunities. Trade is a vital part of the government’s industrial strategy, and the… read more →
In the run up to a potentially ‘no deal’ Brexit, the Secretary of State for the Department of International Trade, Liam Fox MP spoke about the UK’s future role in… read more →
I had the pleasure of interviewing Alessia Borrini, Bid Coordinator for francophone countries at NMS Infrastructure. Alessia successfully negotiated a bid for a $250 million public healthcare infrastructure project in… read more →
This year marks the 100th anniversary of voting rights for women. We have the most diverse parliament in our history and our second female Prime Minister. It’s a well-known fact that… read more →
A Brave New World Today marked the UK Government’s first UK Trade and Export Finance Conference, hosted by UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Department for International Trade (DIT). We’re… read more →