Norfolk Business News

General
22/03/2012
The Chancellor’s Budget could never have satisfied everyone. While the accelerated reduction in Corporation Tax, as well as the continued commitment to deficit reduction, are both reasons for businesses to be cheerful, we are disappointed that action was not taken today to prevent the coming ‘Great...
General
21/03/2012
Commenting on today’s Budget, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Never has there been a more important moment for the government to focus on British business and long-term, sustainable growth. The Chancellor’s commitments to contain the deficit and...
General
21/03/2012
Norfolk and Suffolk Chambers have formed an alliance to establish an agenda for economic growth and created a joint manifesto.  Firms in Norfolk and Suffolk are up to the economic growth challenge, but they need leadership from policy and decision makes who influence and shape the business...
Export
21/03/2012
Australia recorded a seasonally-adjusted trade deficit of A$673 million in January 2012, the first monthly deficit since February 2011, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Exports of metal ores and minerals fell 15 per cent, or A$1.1 billion. This was in part...
Export
21/03/2012
If you went to Germany on a business trip or exhibited at a German trade fair in 2011, you can potentially save approximately 16 percent of your business expenses by claiming back the German VAT you incurred during the trip. Since 2010, British businesses can submit their claims via an online...
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...

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