Norfolk Business News

Export
15/02/2013
To comply with the International Civil Aviation Organisation's Technical Instructions for the Safe Carriage of Dangerous Goods By Air, Royal Mail has updated rules which prohibit specific products from international services. It will now be possible to send lithium batteries contained in a device...
Export
15/02/2013
Ernst & Young’s annual globalisation report suggests that there are increasing challenges when operating in some BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) economies, as well as slowing growth in some of these markets. As a result, nearly half of the survey’s respondents expect an increase in...
Export
14/02/2013
The Brazilian economy has been predicted to become one of the five largest in the world in the decades to come. In the last 15 years, the country has pursued a strategy of export-led growth and regional integration. The economy is relatively well diversified with a strong manufacturing and...
Export
14/02/2013
A deal with the Council of Ministers to give customs officials at EU borders better tools to confiscate, store and destroy goods that infringe intellectual property rights (IPR) has been endorsed by a leading European Parliament committee. The Internal Market Committee noted that imports that...
Export
14/02/2013
Eight areas, listed by the Chancellor in a speech at the Royal Society last November, are to receive significant funding after he identified them as vital to the UK's future growth and to helping it stay ahead in the global race. The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, has...
Export
14/02/2013
Business competitiveness and export performance are increasingly tied to countries’ integration into global production chains and a willingness to open markets to wider imports. This is one of the key findings of the preliminary international trade data released by the Organisation for Economic Co-...
General
14/02/2013
The Norfolk Chamber are at the the Norfolk Catering and Hospitality Expo 2013 held at the Norfolk Showground. As Partners of Norfolk Expo the Chamber is here to show our support for all the Norfolk Businesses in these sectors. The one stop trade only show for anyone working in or supplying to the...
Export
14/02/2013
Legal and trade relations between Dubai and the UK will be strengthened through a Memorandum of Guidance (MoG) signed in London on 23 January. This brings together the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts — the leading English-language commercial court in the Middle East — and the...
Export
14/02/2013
Trade through the terminals and cargo handling facilities on the tidal Thames fell by 10% to 43.7 million tonnes during 2012, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has announced. The principal reason for the reduction of 5.1 million tonnes year-on-year in port trade was the closure of the Coryton oil...
Export
14/02/2013
Oil and gas developments in East Africa are creating new business development opportunities for SMEs. The Africa Business Centre, operated by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, is organising a five-day trade mission for UK based SMEs. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to oil...

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