International Trade

Preference and non-Preference Certificates of Origin – No Deal Contingency Planning

21 February in Chamber News, International Trade

The British Chamber of Commerce and Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce continue to work to avoid a messy and disorderly exit from the European Union in the 29th March. However, business need answers they can base decisions on, no matter the outcome. This includes...

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...