Norfolk Business News

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...
General
21/03/2012
The Community Channel has just launched a competition, in partnership with The Sunday Times to find The Social Entrepreneur of the Year.   The competition is calling for nominations for  inspirational social entrepreneurs who are running a project or organization that is making a significant...
Export
21/03/2012
If your heart sinks every time anyone mentions VAT, you’re far from alone! However, one piece of good news is that the European Commission has put forward a proposal to make things more straightforward for international traders trying to grapple with the tax administrations in several different...
Export
21/03/2012
A client of the Colombian British Chamber of Commerce in Bogota, would like to offer their leather products and accessories to interested parties of importers or brokers within Norfolk. They are looking to identify prospective buyers of leather handbags, wallets, key holders, leather files and much...

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