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BCC welcomes launch of UK-Mexico trade negotiations

The BCC is urging negotiators to set an ambitious new agreement that focuses on the growing market in green trade, as well as future proofing access for further expansion in services.

BCC: March rise in exports must lead to a real recovery

March 2022 saw a modest but welcome rise in UK exports led by an increase in sales of fuel. But the overall picture remains patchy compared with 3 or 4 years ago.

BCC WELCOMES NEW BILL TO HELP APPROVE AUS AND NZ TRADE DEALS

The two free trade agreements will offer improved trading terms for UK exporters once in force.

BCC CALLS FOR SWISS TRADE NEGOTIATIONS TO BUILD A BETTER DEAL

London, the South-East and East of England already have especially strong export links to Switzerland. The BCC looks forward to sharing its Network's ideas with government on a bespoke, ambitious trade agreement with Switzerland which boosts our exports right across the UK

BCC WELCOMES JOINT STATEMENT ON UK/US TRADE DIALOGUES

The BCC has called for practical actions to boost UK-US trade in five key areas.  These are front and centre in the work streams announced by the UK and US Governments in today’s statement.

BCC DG LOOKS TOWARD DEEPER ATLANTIC PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST TRADE

Shevaun Haviland will be a keynote speaker at the first session of the US/UK Dialogues taking place in the UK, aimed at improving trade between the two countries.

BCC: UK Must Seize Opportunity In New Trade Negotiations With Canada

A recent BCC survey of more than 1,000 businesses found that Canada was in the top four global markets of interest to smaller UK exporters. These negotiations provide the opportunity to make some important improvements to the Canada-UK continuity agreement.

BCC: End Of Steel Tariffs A Step In The Right Direction

The ending of the section 232 tariffs on UK steel product exports to the US in June is extremely welcome as businesses and consumers across the globe face unprecedented rises in trade and living costs.

BCC: PAC report right to focus on SME benefit from trade deals

This report rightly highlights that more must be done to help smaller exporting businesses get the full benefits from trade deals negotiated by government.

BCC Applauds Move to Set Up New Trade Dialogues with United States

The BCC strongly supports the establishment of the UK/US Dialogues on the Future of Atlantic Trade, and we will be working with our network, on both sides of the Atlantic, to support the opportunities they can provide.