Close

News

International Trade

  • Show Month:
BCC: Firms in the dark on customs declarations

Anastassia Beliakova, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the publication of the NAO report on the Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

BCC: Heathrow decision demonstrates UK still open for business

Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the vote to approve expansion at Heathrow Airport.

BCC Economic Forecast: UK set for weakest year of GDP growth since 2009

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at 1.3% (from 1.4%) which, if realised, will be the weakest calendar year growth since 2009, when the economy was in the throes of the global financial crisis.

Steel tariffs – UK firms ‘collateral damage’ of Trump protectionist push, says BCC

Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, comments following the US government announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the EU.

BCC/DHL: UK exporters impeded by labour shortages

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, today publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters.

BCC comments on trade statistics

Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, Suren Thiru, commens on the trade statistics for March 2018.

BCC: Pragmatism, not ideology, needed in customs debate

Reacting to comments made by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP and other political interviewees on the Andrew Marr programme regarding future customs arrangements, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

BCC: Business can’t rely on just-in-time Brexit preparation

New research by the British Chambers of Commerce, released today (Monday), in partnership with the Port of Dover, finds that over a third (36%) of traders rely on the just-in-time delivery of material and components, but that many are not preparing for changes to customs procedures after Brexit.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: UK economy treading water despite export boost

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey.

BCC: Government must establish permanent dialogue with business on future trade deals

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is today (Wednesday) intensifying its call for the UK Government to establish a formal, permanent dialogue with business, consumer and civil society organisations to ensure that trade negotiations - including those on Brexit - draw on the detailed knowledge, expertise and experience of the private and third sector.