Norfolk Business News

Export
15/06/2012
UK trade deficit in goods and services was £4.4bn in April 2012, compared with a deficit of £3.0bn in March Commenting on the trade figures for April 2012, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: The global environment will continue to pose serious...
Policy
13/06/2012
Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk, highlighted the need for greater improvements to the King’s Lynn to London rail service. Mr Bellingham was speaking at a recent meeting with West Norfolk Chamber Council. Mr Bellingham commented that with First Capital Connect’s franchise agreement...
General
12/06/2012
Manufacturing output for April 2012 down 0.7% on the month, down 0.3% on the year Commenting on the manufacturing output figures for April, published today by the ONS, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The fall in manufacturing output is not...
General
12/06/2012
Research shows that nearly three-quarters of exporters don’t have an export strategy in place The findings of a survey released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) show that existing regulations and problems around accessing credit are hindering export growth in the UK....
General
12/06/2012
Better Broadband for Norfolk Information Sheet 6 (8 June 2012)  In May 2011 Norfolk County Council was successful in its bid to secure Government funding to help provide improved broadband speeds and access across Norfolk.  In January 2012 we launched the ‘Say Yes to Better Broadband in Norfolk’...
Policy
08/06/2012
Annual output inflation down from 3.2% in April to 2.8% in May; annual input inflation down from 1.0% in April to 0.1% in May   Commenting on the producer price figures for May 2012, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “The decline in producer price inflation was better...
Policy
08/06/2012
  The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is leading the UK’s transition to a green economy. On Monday 11th June New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership will present its Green Economy Pathfinder Manifesto to Government at a reception in the Houses of Parliament.  Attendees will include business...
Policy
07/06/2012
Commenting on today’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The MPC’s decision to maintain current levels of Quantitative Easing (QE) was the right one. Though the clamour for increasing the asset purchase programme...
General
06/06/2012
Eurozone problems increases pressure for more QE, but encouraging business lending would be more effective Commenting ahead of the MPC decision tomorrow (Thursday), David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Most analysts expect the MPC to maintain its...
Export
01/06/2012
  The Government understands the importance of trade and investment to delivering long-term growth and prosperity in the UK and around the world. The Government’s strategy on trade and investment was detailed in the White Paper, “Trade and Investment for Growth”, which was published in February...

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