Plymouth business leaders are planning to visit to the Russian city of Novorossiysk to forge new export opportunities.

From the Plymouth Herald: Representatives from Devon business consultancy International Trade Matters (ITM) and Plymouth-headquartered Devon Chamber of Commerce will be looking to increase trade links with the Black Sea port, twinned with Plymouth since 1956, when they head out east in May 2018. Linda Middleton Jones, managing director of …

House of Commons discussion on food & drink export

International Trade Matters associate, Gary Baylis attends House of Commons discussion on issues facing food & drink exporters Gary recently took part in a Panel Discussion on Challenges for Exporters at the House of Commons, organized by the Food & Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) and sponsored by John Stevenson MP. …

RBBC announces Guest Speaker for Parliamentary Lunch on 7th Nov

RBCC have confirmed that Astra Zeneca’s Toke Skovlund will be guest speaker at the Parliamentary Lunch in November “We would like to announce that we have confirmed our Guest Speaker for the upcoming RBCC Parliamentary Lunch at the House of Lords on Tuesday 7 November, hosted by The Lord Cromwell. …

Restricted Party List Update:

European Union 1: There has been an update to EU – List of Banned Airlines, adding 4, modifying 6 and deleting 19 RPL records. Authority: European Commission Mobility & Transport 2: There has been an update to Europe’s Most Wanted Fugitives, deleting 1 RPL record Authority: The European Police Office …

Landed Cost Update:

1:There has been an update to EU Customs Tariff. This update adds certain HS Numbers and includes the descriptions of the new HS numbers in Danish, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian , Portuguese and Swedish. The following HTS chapters are affected: 07 & 08. 2: There has been an update …

EU – Global Trade Agreements summary Q1 2017

The EU is continuing to work successfully on trade deals and free trade agreements (FTAs) with global markets and it’s worth keeping abreast of for UK PLC. In view of upcoming opportunities in the ASEAN area, it’s business as usual for U.K. PLC for next 2 years at least. So if …

Barclays: Brexit, the fuse is lit

Article 50 The proverbial starting gun has been fired on Brexit, triggering at least two years of negotiations with the EU. Barclays Bank has produced an interesting document examining some of the potential events and outcomes that might be expected over the next two years… Read it HERE