UK signs treaty to join vast Indo-Pacific trade group as new data shows major economic benefits

17th July 2023

Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch has formally signed the treaty to accede to CPTPP trade group in New Zealand on Sunday 16 July

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New service launched to make importing easier for UK traders

28th April 2023

HMRC launches the Advance Valuation Ruling Service to give importers legal certainty that their chosen customs valuation method is correct.

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220,000 businesses urged to move onto new single customs platform

20th June 2022

Businesses are being urged to move onto HMRC's new single customs platform before 30 September 2022.

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17th June 2022

The BCC is calling for agreements reached at the World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference to be translated into real change for businesses. Following the conclusion of the conference on Thursday night, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the BCC, said:

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UK launches India negotiations to kick off 5-star year of trade

13th January 2022

The UK and India will today (Thursday 13 January) launch negotiations on an ambitious Free Trade Agreement at an event in New Delhi.

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UK to seize Brexit opportunities and unleash innovation by overhauling approach to red tape: 22 July 2021

22nd July 2021

Bold proposals to reform and modernise the way regulation and rules are set in the UK to slash Brexit red tape have been unveiled by Ministers today.

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UK Government provides highest level of support for exporters in 30 years

23rd June 2021

UK Export Finance publishes its annual results for 2020-21, which show the government provided record levels of support for UK exports.

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Britain launches negotiations with £9 trillion Pacific free trade area

22nd June 2021

Britain launches negotiations with 11 countries belonging to a £9 trillion free trade area in a landmark moment for the UK as an independent trading nation.

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UK and CPTPP nations formally launch negotiations

22nd June 2021

The UK is formally launching accession negotiations with CPTPP nations, pivoting Britain towards some of the world’s biggest economies of the present and future.

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UK secures markets access to Japan for exports of poultry meat

16th June 2021

UK poultry can now be served on Japanese tables with industry estimates predicting this will boost the industry by up to £65 million over five years.

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