Norfolk Business News

Export
21/03/2012
It's that time of year again when the Arab Embassies review their legalisation costs so if there are to be any changes, they normally come into force from 1st April. If you are looking to ship goods to any of the Arab League countries and will require legalised paperwork, please ensure that you...
Export
21/03/2012
A new version of the Export Control Organisation's current Training Bulletin is now available. The Bulletin includes details of all forthcoming ECO seminars and workshops taking place from March to September 2012 (along with an attached course booking form at the bottom of the bulletin). Courses...
Export
21/03/2012
With some of them having avoided the worst of the economic crisis, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) hold considerable potential for UK exporters, according to UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). Over the last 10 years, UK exports of goods and services to the region have more than...
Export
21/03/2012
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht has been in Moldova and Georgia this week to launch negotiations on establishing what he called Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas (DCFTAs) between the EU and the two countries. "I am confident that these negotiations will move ahead swiftly and pave the...
Export
21/03/2012
Progress achieved in dismantling barriers to the markets of six strategic economic partners — China, India, Japan, the Mercosur, Russia and the USA — has been described in a new report by the European Commission. The second Trade and Investment Barriers Report highlights some success stories in the...
Export
21/03/2012
HMRC plans to implement a change on 1 April 2012, bringing forward the due date for the submission of Intra-Community Trade Statistics (Intrastat) to the 21st day of the month following the month in which the trade occurred, eg data for April 2012 should reach HMRC by 21 May 2012. Successive...
Export
21/03/2012
The South East was the UK’s biggest exporting region in 2011, with figures for that year hitting a record £42.8 billion, according to the latest Regional Trade Statistics from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). A decline in export growth in the fourth quarter (Q4) meant however that the region recorded...
Export
21/03/2012
A new Transatlantic service made its first call at Britain’s largest container port, Felixstowe, earlier this month as part of a link between northern Europe, the UK, a selection of US East Coast ports and Panama. Operated by The New World Alliance Lines, the Americas Europe Express (AEE) service...
General
21/03/2012
BBCThree TV series ‘Be Your Own Boss’ Richard Reed, co-founder of innocent Drinks, has up to £1million that he is making available to entrepreneurs with brilliant business ideas.  He wants to give the next generation of Great British entrepreneurs a helping hand in getting started. To take part in...
Export
21/03/2012
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the Secure Freight programme has gained further recognition from governments around the world. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on expanding the Secure Freight pilot scheme, which began in 2010, with the Malaysia...

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