International Trade

New German packaging law introduces Central Register along with other important changes

26 October in International Trade

On 1 January 2019 the new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) will come into effect, which will bring a number of significant changes for companies introducing or circulating packaging in Germany. The main differences are mandatory registration with the newly created Central Register and mandatory participation...

Mayor Jarvis leads Powerhouse delegation to China

25 October in Business News, Chamber News, International Trade

A Northern Powerhouse delegation led by Dan Jarvis, Mayor of the Sheffield City Region, successfully forged new partnerships during the 4th UK - China Regional Leaders Summit. More than 350 UK and Chinese regional government leaders and businesses attended the Summit, with Mayor Jarvis spearheading the...

BCC/DHL: Sterling volatility major ongoing concern for exporters

03 September in International Trade

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, last week (Friday, 31st August) published its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters. The Outlook indicates that many exporters are performing well but economic and political factors are...

BCC comments on Brexit notices: A start, but businesses need more detail

23 August in International Trade

Commenting on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and consumers advice on the implications of a 'no deal' exit from the European Union, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Public...

Australia’s first fintech festival attracts a wealth of UK expertise

01 November in International Trade

A number of UK fintech experts will headline at this year’s Intersekt Fintech Festival in Melbourne to share their insights into the UK Fintech eco-system. The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has partnered with the Collab+Collide Fintech Summit at Intersekt 2017, to further build fintech...