Norfolk Business News

Export
08/05/2012
The latest report from the World Trade Organization (WTO) offers bad news for exporters, noting that the 2010 "rebound" of 13.8% growth faded badly in 2011 to just 5% and is set to fall again, to 3.7% this year. WTO economists have attributed the continuing slowdown to the global economy losing...
Export
08/05/2012
A network of companies fraudulently importing Chinese tube and pipe fittings via several countries in South East Asia, to evade high EU customs duties, has been uncovered. Investigations carried out by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and authorities in several EU Member States, in co-...
Export
08/05/2012
Please see below links to the latest updates from HMRC relating to further restrictive measures against Iran.
Export
08/05/2012
SEPA and IBAN may not mean a great deal to businesses at the moment but MEPs passing a proposal to make cross-border bank transfers faster, cheaper and safer are sure that they will. The single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Regulation lays down common rules and standards for euro credit and direct...
Export
08/05/2012
Three directives will be repealed and replaced on 8 May 2012 by one regulation. Regulation 1007/2011 on textile fibre names and related labelling and marking of the fibre composition of textile products will repeal and replace the following directives. •Directive 2008/121/EC on textile names. •...
Export
08/05/2012
A survey of over 8,000 businesses released by the British Chambers of Commerce, shows that exporting activity continues to increase. However, the findings also suggest that providing firms with more training in foreign languages, and increasing their exposure to international companies would...
Export
08/05/2012
The Foreign Office Department of UK Trade and Investment and the University of East Anglia Business School have formed a strategic alliance to explain and support the development of UK businesses both large and small with particular emphasis on international trade. A series of live interactive...
Export
08/05/2012
Growing high-tech & innovative businesses... this project helps you develop & manage relationships with potential business partners, customers & suppliers in in northern France. The main aims of the project are to : To support the growth of bilateral France-England trade amongst...
General
04/05/2012
The A47 need upgrading. Poor infrastructure is slowing down economic growth and the creation of jobs in Norfolk. At a time when  our businesses are having to be even more innovative in the way of using technology in their businesses, getting around the county or out of the Norfolk,  mainly still...
General
03/05/2012
Wouldn’t be great if Norfolk could be one of the areas which were given the trial for the new motorway speed limit to 80 mph announced by Roads minister Mike Penning this week. We are making progress on getting the A11 dual carriageway, the advance work on farm access roads is underway,...

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