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February
07/02/2018

What is the Belt & Road Initiative?

Posted in: China , Belt& Road Initiative , Opportunities , Sheffield , Northern Powerhouse , International Trade , Exporting , Silk Road by 32 0 Comments

The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is regarded as one of the most important geopolitical and economic initiatives from China. BRI focuses on Improving and creating new trading routes, links business opportunities with China while passing through over 60 countries along the way across Asia & EMEA.

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January
23/01/2018

International Compliance

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Finding it a challenge to comply with regulations, customs clearance and other regulatory burdens in International Trade? What other issues are emerging in a post Brexit world?

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10/01/2018

Getting Paid: Finance and Money Repatriation

Posted in: China , Getting Paid , Documentation , International Trade Forum , Syitc , Itf , Finance , Invoicing , Export , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

Trading internationally undoubtedly requires sending and receiving money from abroad as well as filling in export documentation. Not having the necessary finance in place for your export strategy or a lack of international experience to negotiate favourable terms can often be detrimental.

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December
06/12/2017

How to Protect your Intellectual Property in China

Posted in: Ip , Protection , China , Withers & Rogers , International Trade , Exporting , Ipr by 32 0 Comments

How to get your Intellectual Property Protected in China

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16/11/2017

Doncaster Airport helps export drive for ITF members

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ITF Members are increasingly using DSA for their business travel

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November
16/11/2017

Canada: Focus on Ontario

Posted in: Canada , Ontario , Exporting , International Trade , Opportunities , Rail , Aerospace , Energy , Medical , Renewables , Defence , Automotive , Building Products And Associated Services , Environmental Technologies , Financial Services , Life Sciences And Health Technologies , Information And Communications Technology (ict) , Mining Technologies And Associated Services , Renewable Energy Technologies by 32 0 Comments

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Hosted by the Master Cutler, at the Cutlers' Hall, the Sheffield City Regional Manufacturing Forum and the International Trade Forum are jointly presenting the forthcoming export event focused on Ontario's opportunities for UK companies.

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08/11/2017

Developing Your Market in China

Posted in: China , Sales , Marketing , Development , University Of Sheffield , Creative Sheffield , Confucius Institute by 32 0 Comments

The Chinese market is a collection of markets of different sizes, economy, culture and challenges.

For British companies to trade successfully with China, it is vital to have a strategy that is appropriate and effective.

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26/10/2017

Jet off to two new destinations from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Posted in: Dsa , Egypt , Doncaster , Sheffield , Airport by 32 0 Comments

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), one of the fastest growing airports in the country, is continuing to expand its already impressive range of over 40 destinations across Europe and beyond as it welcomes two new TUI routes, Naples, Italy and a first to the airport, Hurghada City, Egypt.

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26/10/2017

UKEF announces further Funding Support for SMEs

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UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new partnership with five major high street banks to allow smaller businesses to access millions of pounds in government-backed trade finance.

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20/10/2017

Sheffield Hallam University Graduate Internship Programme

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Could your business benefit from the input of a professional level, Project Management/ Managerial level graduate, to undertake a piece of work? SHU's Class of 2017 graduates can help, and also gain valuable professional level experience.

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October
05/10/2017

Google Digital Garage: Understanding Google Analytics

Posted in: Analytics , Google , Dit , E-commerce by 32 0 Comments

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Google Analytics is one of the most widely used digital tools for studying consumer behaviour, user journeys and improving sales. By having a greater understanding of the features available, it will help you maximise its benefits for your website.

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04/10/2017

Doing Business in China - Culture & Etiquette

Posted in: China , Business , Etiquette , Culture , University Of Sheffield , Confucius Institute by 32 0 Comments

Understanding Chinese business culture and etiquette is one of the most important aspects in trading successfully in China

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September
28/09/2017

DIT/Google Digital Garage: Social Media for Businesses

Posted in: Social Media , Snapchat , Twitter , Google , Dit , Export , Online , Ecommerce by 32 0 Comments

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For nearly 20 years, tech giant Google has witnessed the rise of social media, and it’s still growing. The number of social media users worldwide is estimated to grow to 2.95 billion by 2020.

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21/09/2017

DIT Google Digital Garage: Reach new customers online

Posted in: Google , Dit , Customer , Research , International , Trade , Exporting , New by 32 0 Comments

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Did you know businesses with a strong web presence grow twice as fast as those without?
Google has already helped over 250,000 UK SMEs go digital, and you could be next.
This workshop, run in partnership with Google and the Department for International Trade, will help you develop the web knowledge you need to help you grow your exports.

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19/09/2017

Focus on Poland

Posted in: Poland , Export , Trade Visit , Amp , Amrc , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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Exploring opportunities to increase reciprocal opportunities for trade with Poland and the Sheffield City Region region in advance of trade visits over the next 12 months utilising the excellent links from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

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18/09/2017

GULF TOUR TO THE UK 2017, Leeds 18 September 2017

Posted in: Gulf Tour , Opportunties , Qatar , Kuwait , Uae , Dit , Saudi Arabia by 32 0 Comments

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The Gulf Tour to the UK, 18th - 22nd September, will offer expert advice on a wealth of business opportunities in the Gulf countries of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Tour will visit Leeds, Burton-upon-Trent, Reading and London.

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06/09/2017

Taming the Dragon: An Overview of the Chinese Market

Posted in: China , Overview , Dit , New Era Development , Cbbc , Business , Opportunities , Support , Sheffield City Region , International Trade , Exporting by 32 0 Comments

China is the world’s second largest economy and during the 2015 State Visit, President Xi Jinping spoke about the ‘Golden Era’ between UK-China relations. Trade and investment between the two countries has increased significantly since then.

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August
15/08/2017

DIT Export Strategy Workshop

Posted in: Workshop , Start Exporting , International , Export Strategy , Dit , Department For International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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Aimed at companies new to export, covering all the fundamental areas for consideration when looking to grow your business by going overseas. This half day workshop is crucial for those taking their first steps in export.

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04/08/2017

Taming The Dragon to explore business links with China

Posted in: China , Sheffield , Opportunities , Market Information , Doing Business , Culture , Etiquette , Ip , Getting Paid , Finance , Belt & Road Initiative , Northern Powerhouse by 32 0 Comments

Businesses looking to build on Sheffield’s expanding links with China are being encouraged to sign up to a number of events designed to help them explore new opportunities in the country. Sheffield City Council has launched its Sheffield China Business Programme, a series of six seminars for businesses to unlock potential opportunities and understand the different ways of working in the country. It comes as the council prepares for a trade delegation to China in November this year

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03/08/2017

Be more effective in your international marketing

Posted in: Webinar , Marketing , International , Online , Global Customer , Dit , Department For International Trade by 32 0 Comments

Boost your sales overseas with valuable advice and top tips on how to market your product or service abroad. Increase global recognition and discover the tools you need to build an effective international marketing strategy.


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27/07/2017

Sheffield-based Wholesaler shortlisted for National Business Awards

Posted in: Pricecheck , Awards , Exporter Of The Year , Lloyds Bank by 32 0 Comments

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International wholesale and distribution business, Pricecheck, has been shortlisted for the Exporter of the Year Award at the prestigious Lloyd’s Bank National Business Awards 2017.

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19/07/2017

Introduction of new Categories prove successful for growing FMCG Wholesaler

Posted in: Pricecheck , Awards , Queen's Award , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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Pricecheck continues growth thanks to successful new categories Food, drinks, confectionery and pet care lines all introduced for customers Unique route to market proving popular

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11/07/2017

Robson Handling Technology announces the appointment of Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman

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Robson Handling Technology, specialists in providing end-to-end handling solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of South Yorkshire entrepreneur Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman.

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06/07/2017

DESIGNS FOR DONCASTER SHEFFIELD AIRPORT RAIL LINK UNVEILED

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lans for a rail link at Doncaster Sheffield Airport that could boost international trade and improve links to London, have taken a step forward.

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July
04/07/2017

Global Economy

Posted in: Global Economy , Gripple , Bhp , Exporting , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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The State of Play in the Global Marketplace

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June
23/06/2017

Anglo-Polish Business Conference 2017

Posted in: Anglo-polish Conference , Poland , Export , Fsb , Itf , International Trade Forum by 32 0 Comments

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ITF is delighted to partner with the FSB on this event. It will focus on Brexit and all that it may mean for our ongoing trading opportunities with Polish businesses both in the UK and in Poland.

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12/06/2017

Denmark: Rail Contracts Opportunities

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Denmark: Information Meeting in Copenhagen re 10 large track renewal and 1 catenary system projects.

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02/06/2017

Record Breaking Year for UK based International FMCG Distributor

Posted in: Pricecheck , Sheffield , Queen's Award , International , Fmcg by 32 0 Comments

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Continued success for Pricecheck after £54m+ turnover recorded for 2016/17 Staff numbers rise to 100 More new hires and graduates on the way

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23/05/2017

Master’s mission to Dubai a Success

Posted in: Dubai , Expo2020 , Trade Visit , International , Trade Forum , Itf , Uae , Bcbuae by 32 0 Comments

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The Master Cutler’s trade mission to Dubai has been hailed a ‘great success’ after good contacts were made - and at least three companies won business.

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23/05/2017

Funding Supports Macalloy Expansion

Posted in: Qatar , Exporting , Construction , Macalloy by 32 0 Comments

Sheffield-based manufacturing business Macalloy is using funding to support its expansion with a new trade deal for work on stadia set to host matches at next year's World Cup already secured.

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May
06/05/2017

Trade Visit to the UAE

Posted in: Dubai , Trade Visit , Trade Mission , Uae , Expo2020 , Automechanika , Offshore Arabia , International , Trade , Export by 32 0 Comments

Companies from the Sheffield City Region are off to Dubai! The Master Cutler, Richard Edwards has pledged to represent the region during a visit to Dubai in early May 2017, coinciding with Automechanika and Offshore Arabia 2017; and exploring opportunities for the forthcoming Expo2020.

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April
27/04/2017

Scandinavia: Focus on Sweden - Revised Date

Posted in: Sweden , Scandinavia , Exporting , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

Find out Brexit opportunities in Scandinavian countries, lead generation for new contacts, hear case study from experienced award winning exporters

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31/03/2017

DIT Webinar: UZBEKISTAN'S MINING SECTOR- 3rd April,2-3pm

Posted in: Uzbekistan , Mining , International Trade , Exporting , Dit by 32 0 Comments

With skilled local manpower and developed infrastructure the country offers good investment potential particularly in the mining sector. Uzbekistan possesses significant mineral deposits including gold, uranium, copper, potash and phosphates.

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28/02/2017

BCC International Trade Survey 2016

Posted in: Bcc , British Chamber Of Commerce , International Trade Survey , Export by 32 0 Comments

The recent fall in the value of Sterling is squeezing domestic sales margins, and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest International Trade Survey.

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15/02/2017

UK Parliament: Support for exports and investment inquiry

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The Committee is holding an inquiry into support for exports and investment, following on from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee's 2016 inquiry into Exports and the role of UKTI.

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January
31/01/2017

Support For Export Growth

Posted in: Grants , Dit , Een , Opportunities , Export , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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Grants for Export Growth, New Partners and Opportunities. We are taking the opportunities to inform new and existing Exporters on new Products and Services in the network.

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24/01/2017

Trade Visit to the UAE - Pre-visit briefing

Posted in: Trade Visit , Uae , Exporting , International Trade , Expo2020 , Dubai , Trade Mission by 32 0 Comments

Companies from the Sheffield City Region are off to Dubai! The Master Cutler, Richard Edwards has pledged to represent the region during a visit to Dubai in early May 2017, coinciding with Automechanika and the Hardware & Tools Middle East exhibitions.

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20/01/2017

International Trade Secretary - 2017 must be ‘Year of Exporting’

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Liam Fox calls on businesses to seize export opportunities as DIT identifies 50 key countries for growing trade. The government is urging businesses to make 2017 the year of exporting as it encourages them to seek new markets and seize the demand for British goods and services.

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06/01/2017

Dubai Expo 2020 - How To Get Involved In An Iconic Regional Event

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Between October 2020 and April 2021, Dubai will host the next World Expo. Bringing together more than 180 nations and an international audience of 25 million visitors, it will be one of the greatest shows on Earth.

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04/01/2017

BHP Merges with Sheffield Practice

Posted in: Merger , Bhp , Gvt by 32 0 Comments

Accountancy firm Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) has merged with Sheffield-based gvt Chartered Accountants.

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21/12/2016

Gripple Sales Globetrotter Accepts the Company's Fifth Queen's Award

Posted in: Gripple , Allan Young , Queen's Award , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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A Gripple employee, who has promoted the manufacturer’s unique construction products in 23 countries over 16 years, was chosen by the company to accept officially its fifth Queen’s Award from the Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorkshire - the second for International Trade.

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December
15/12/2016

End of Year Review

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End of Year Review and Discussion on the Forum's 2017 Programme for 2017. Update on the Impact of Brexit from our Sponsors

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14/12/2016

Robson Handling Technology praised for completing Heathrow project five weeks early

Posted in: Robson , Heathrow , Baggage Handling , Handling Technology by 32 0 Comments

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Robson Handling Technology, a UK based specialist in international baggage handling solutions have been highly commended by Mace, the Delivery Integrator, for their work on the Baggage Reclaim Facility (BRF) project at Terminal 5, Heathrow airport.

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06/12/2016

British Chambers of Commerce - International Trade Survey 2016

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Deadline 8th December. This survey is designed to understand current priorities and concerns around international trade. It also seeks to assess what changes, if any, businesses are making as a result of the June referendum vote to leave the European Union.

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22/11/2016

DOUBLE TOP-DRAWER SELECTION FOR GRIPPLE

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A senior manager at Gripple, the Sheffield-based, multi award-winning wire fastener manufacturer, has been recognised in this year’s 100 most inspiring and influential UK individuals in The Manufacturer Top 100 annual scheme.

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November
16/11/2016

Focus on the UAE & Expo 2020

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In preparation of a regional trade visit to the U.A.E. in Spring 2017, this event will give you an insight into the business climate in the U.A.E., opportunities that exist for UK companies and opportunities related to Expo2020

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October
12/10/2016

Focus on India

Posted in: India , Ukibc , Export , International Trade , Routes , Market , Expansion by 32 0 Comments

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With an annual growth at over 7% and with well over a billion conumers, India offers opportunities for UK companies

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29/09/2016

QES Breakfast - Brexit: Business as Usual?

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Hear the results of the Q3 Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey - the first business survey since the EU Referendum. Find out how businesses in the Sheffield City Region have been impacted since the vote to leave the EU - for better or worse.

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September
15/09/2016

Doing Business in the Philippines

Posted in: Philippines , Export , Opportunities , Culture , Doncaster Chamber by 32 0 Comments

This is your chance to meet senior representatives from the British Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines to discuss the export opportunities for your business, coupled with practical advice on how to enter the market.

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31/08/2016

Irwin Mitchell looks ahead after “transformational' year

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The chief executive of Irwin Mitchell has hailed a "transformational year" for the Sheffield-headquartered law firm as revenues rose to more than £220m although profits dropped. Andrew Tucker added that sacrificing profit in the short-term would offer "greater benefits" in the long run.

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18/08/2016

UKIBC Survey: UK-India Free Trade Agreement

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UKIBC is inviting companies to share their views with us via a survey jointly released by the UK India Business Council and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

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18/08/2016

Excellence in International Trade Award

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The Awards are open to organisations with an ‘S’ postcode (located within South Yorkshire) and all members of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce regardless of location.

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09/08/2016

GST Bill is passed by Indian Upper Parliament

Posted in: India , Ukibc by 32 0 Comments

The long awaited GST Bill, which has been pending for the past six years, was passed by the Indian Upper of Parliament (Raya Sabha) on the 3 August 2016.

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02/08/2016

The Sheffield City Region Doing Business in China Survey

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The Chinese market is of strategic significance to the Sheffield City Region economy, including for both trade and investment purpose. With this in mind, we are attempting in this study to identify where regional firms are positioned in terms of doing business in China

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27/07/2016

Live Indian export opportunities for UK businesses

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The UK India Business Council has launched an Indian export opportunities feed on their website.

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July
20/07/2016

Global Economy

Posted in: Global Economy , International , Trade , Exporting , Doncaster Sheffield Aiport , Flights by 32 0 Comments

Addressing the Global and UK economy post EU Referendum and connectivity for Exporters from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

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28/06/2016

KENYA - RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR OPPORTUNITIES

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The renewable energy sector in Kenya is among the most active in Africa. There are many opportunities for UK firms

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June
23/06/2016

2016 Programme of Events

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We are delighted that the following dates have been confirmed for our 2016 Programme

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13/06/2016

International Festival for Business 2016

Posted in: Global , Growth , Ifb2016 , Liverpool , International Trade , Exporting , Opportunities by 32 0 Comments

IFB2016 promises to be the world’s leading business event this year.

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06/06/2016

Trade Visit to Canada

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A multi-sector trade visit, coinciding with the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary

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27/05/2016

Sheffield City Region Visit to IFB2016

Posted in: Ifb2016 , Opportunities , Export , International , Meet The Buyer , Experts , Conference , Growth by 32 0 Comments

Three themed weeks, 13th - 1st July 2016 of business opportunities, over 75 events, with approximately 85 International delegations,40 000 delegates, including 10 000 International visitors in one place at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool.

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May
20/05/2016

“Look North” Construction and Infrastructure Sweden

Posted in: Construction , Infrastructure , Sweden , Ukti , Projects by 32 0 Comments

UKTI Yorkshire and Humber and Leeds Beckett University invite you to a morning seminar to examine construction and infrastructure opportunities in Sweden. 

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10/05/2016

Focus on the US

Posted in: Us , Usa , Marketing , Export , International Trade , Trade Visit , Risk by 32 0 Comments

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The US is the UK’s top export destination and is ranked the fourth easiest country to do business with and offers opportunities for UK companies.

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26/04/2016

GRIPPLE HONOURED WITH FIFTH QUEEN’S AWARD

Posted in: Gripple , Queen's Award , International Trade by 32 0 Comments

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Gripple staff, who were delighted to discover that the company they own had received another Queen’s Award for International Trade, took time out to toast the Queen on her 90th birthday and then enjoyed a free ice cream, courtesy of Gripple.

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April
22/04/2016

Doing It Digitally: GrowYour Business - UKTI Webinar

Posted in: Ukti , Webinar , Going Digitally , Export Week by 32 0 Comments

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Doing It Digitally: Grow Your Business

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22/04/2016

Doncaster Business Conference Talks Export

Posted in: Export , Doncaster , Ukti , Sheffield City Region , Business , Growth by 32 0 Comments

The Doncaster Business Conference is now one of Doncaster Chamber’s annual flagship events to explore the current economic climate and what it means for Doncaster's future.

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21/04/2016

Breaking Barriers: Succeed Overseas - Rotherham

Posted in: Ukti , Exporting , Exporting Is Great , Growth by 32 0 Comments

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As part of UKTI Export Week - Hear from other local business and gain advice and support on how to grow overseas

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18/04/2016

Doing Business in the Middle East- UKTI Webinar

Posted in: Ukti , Middle East , Webinar , Export Week by 32 0 Comments

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UKTI Webinar on Doing Business in the Middle East

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13/04/2016

Indonesian trade mission attends Rotherham Export Week Event

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Flagship event at centre of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Exporting Is GREAT Week schedule in Yorkshire and the Humber rom 18th to 22nd April

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13/04/2016

WORLD FEEDS APPOINTS FISH SPECIALIST TO CONTINUE ITS GROWTH

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WORLD FEEDS APPOINTS FISH SPECIALIST TO CONTINUE ITS GROWTH IN THE PUBLIC AQUARIUM MARKET

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13/04/2016

Italian Aerospace - Incoming Visit

Posted in: Aerospace , Italy , Ukti , Exporting by 32 0 Comments

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UKTI Milan would like to invite you to a networking breakfast with Sheffield City Region LEP and leading companies in the Italian Aerospace Sector.

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08/04/2016

UKTI Export Week: Breaking Barriers - Succeed Overseas - 21st April | Rotherham

Posted in: Ukti , Export Week , Exporting , International Trade , Growth by 32 0 Comments

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Businesses who choose to export become 34% more productive in their first year. The world is hungry for ‘Brand Britain’ so there has never been a better time to develop clients overseas. 

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March
16/03/2016

Focus on Germany

Posted in: Germany , Export , International Trade , Innotrans , Trade Mission , Trade Visit by 32 0 Comments

Germany is still the 2nd UK export market and offers opportunities for UK companies.

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06/03/2016

EISENWARENMESSE - INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR

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Te most important decision-makers, manufacturers and trade visitors from all over the world will meet up in the exhibition halls of Koelnmesse to experience pioneering innovations and the most exciting trends, establish contacts and do the biggest business of the year.

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25/02/2016

EU and China launch €10 million aviation cooperation project

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A new chapter in EU-China aviation relations started today, with the official launch of the EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP).

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10/02/2016

Funding boost for ITF Members

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A specialist maker of tools used by the precision manufacturing industry has received funding from Reparo Finance alongside equity investment from a group of Sheffield entrepreneurs.

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03/02/2016

2016 Programme of Events

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We are delighted that the following dates have been confirmed for our 2016 Programme

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January
31/01/2016

2016 Programme of Events

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We are currently undertaking consultation with our members to shape the 2016 Programme. Announcements will follow shortly.

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27/01/2016

ITF member wins BIFA Air Cargo Services Award

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Member TransGlobal Freight Management a big Winner at BIFA Air Cargo Awards

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27/01/2016

Arkote cuts new deal

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Long-established Sheffield machine knife manufacturer Arkote Limited has acquired Liverpool-based Hardy UK Limited with support from some of the region’s leading advisors.

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20/01/2016

UKTI to be at the Centre of a new approach to boosting British exports

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Cross-government approach at heart of new drive to boost exports. UKTI to be at the centre of a new approach to boosting British exports, and overseeing and co-ordinating export performance.

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20/01/2016

Canada Trade Vist June 2016 - Pre-Visit Meeting

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Pre-meeting for the multi-secotr trade visit to Canada in June 2016, a joint venture between the Manufacturing Forum and International Trade Forum

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13/01/2016

Last few places for Business Sheffield China Trade Mission - late March 2016

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This is part of a series of events we are running to showcase Sheffield in China.

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December
15/12/2015

Members' Christmas Networking

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Review of 2015 and Programme for 2016

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03/12/2015

Manufacturing Indonesia

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In 2015 Manufacturing Indonesia returns for the 26th edition of the hugely successful International Manufacturing Machinery, Equipment, Materials and Services Exhibition

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01/12/2015

Irwin Mitchell Announces Merger

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Irwin Mitchell And Thomas Eggar Announce Merger And Target Further Expansion. It combines complementary expertise of two leading law firms to create a market-leading client-focused business

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November
26/11/2015

Not Difficult, Just Different: 5 Steps to Exporting

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The free breakfast event is part of a joint initiative between UKTI Yorkshire and Humber and Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and aims to help grow the South Yorkshire economy by helping every business fulfil their export potential.

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23/11/2015

Exporting is Great Roadshow in Yorkshire

Posted in: Export, International Trade, Ukti, Export Truck, Great Campaign, Santander by 32 0 Comments

‘EXPORTING IS GREAT’ ROADSHOW IN YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER IN NOVEMBER TO PROMOTE GOVERNMENT’S MOST AMBITIOUS EXPORT CAMPAIGN TO DATE

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18/11/2015

METALEX

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AEAN's largest international machine tool and metals technologies trade exhibition and conference - 29th Edition

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17/11/2015

Focus on Canada

Posted in: Exporting, International Trade, Canada, Support, Networking, Manufacturing, Export, Trade Mission by 32 0 Comments

2016 will see the first ever trade mission headed up by the Master Cutler, organised by ITF. This event will inform on the opportunities that exist for UK companies in Canada

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13/11/2015

Not Difficult, Just Different: 5 Steps to Exporting

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Being held in Doncaster on November 13, it is aimed at entrepreneurs looking to take their first step in exports, businesses wanting to get top tips on expanding overseas operations or for anyone wanting to meet valuable contacts who can share their expertise and global networks.

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04/11/2015

Three exporters to show Sheffield businesses the route to international success

Posted in: International Trade, International Trade Forum, Export, Chimo, William Beckett Plastic, Queen's Award by 32 0 Comments

Being held in Sheffield on November 26, it is aimed at entrepreneurs looking to take their first step in exports, businesses wanting to get top tips on expanding overseas operations or for anyone wanting to meet valuable contacts who can share their expertise and global networks.

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01/11/2015

Santander Trade Mission: USA

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The Santander Trade Mission to the USA will enable you to tap into
the world’s largest economy.

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29/10/2015

Master Cutler heads for Canada

Posted in: Canada, Master Cutler, Sheffield, Sheffield City Region, Trade Mission, Exporting, International Trade, by 32 0 Comments

2016 will see the first ever export visit headed up by the Master Cutler, organised by ITF. This event will inform on the opportunities that exist for UK companies in Canada. The mission will be a multi-sector mission, but will co-incide with the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary in June 2016

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October
15/10/2015

Not Difficult, Just Different: 5 Steps to Exporting

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The free event at Fusion@Magna in Rotherham is for entrepreneurs looking to take their first step in exports, for businesses wanting to get top tips on expanding overseas operations or for anyone wanting to meet valuable contacts who can share their expertise and global networks.

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05/10/2015

EMO Milano 2015

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Italy will host the 2015 edition of EMO. Promoted by CECIMO, European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, the world machine tool exhibition that runs every two years in Hannover and Milan alternatively, will take place from the 5th to the 10th of October at the prestigious exhibition centre of fieramilano.

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September
22/09/2015

Focus on Australia/New Zealand

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Australia and the UK hold close political, historical and commercial relationships. Of particular importance is the close and long-lasting trade and economic relationship.

New Zealand is a relatively easy country to do business in. It has a number of historical and business environments that are similar to the UK. The UK is New Zealand’s seventh-largest trading partner and one of the UK’s top fifty export markets.

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10/09/2015

UKTI Export Week - 9-13th November

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UK Trade & Investment will be holding its next Export Week 9-13 November. Across the week there will be a varied series of events all over the UK, aimed at businesses to either start their export journey or increase their international business.

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08/09/2015

Insight Visit to The Netherlands

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In September of this year, Business Sheffield will be organising an Insight Export Visit in partnership with the Netherlands Business Support Office to provide aspiring exporters with first-hand experience and knowledge that will be easily transferable to other EU countries.

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08/09/2015

Int'l Fair of Mining, Power Industry & Metallurgy

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The Fair has a 30 year tradition and is organised biennially by Katowice, the capital of the Polish Mining Industry

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August
31/08/2015

Applying for Awards Workshop

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With particular emphasis on the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade.

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18/08/2015

New UKTI Chief Executive

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Dr Catherine Raines will become Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) from 7 September 2015, following current Chief Executive Dominic Jermey’s appointment to a new priority position as Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) International Counter-Extremism Coordinator.

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11/08/2015

PEGL invites its longest serving employee to the Palace

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When President Engineering Group Ltd (PEGL) learned it had won the prestigious Queens’ Award for International Trade and would be invited to Buckingham Palace it faced a dilemma - with only two places and three company directors, who should attend and meet the Queen?

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03/08/2015

Santander Trade Mission to UAE

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This Trade Mission will help you to tap into to the UAE one of the countries with the highest GDP’s per capita. Official meetings at the British Embassy, 1-2-1 meetings with importers and distributors throughout the UAE, and unlimited networking opportunities means you can explore your international potential.

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July
25/07/2015

Northern Powerhous Mission to Singapore & Malaysia

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The new Northern Powerhouse initiative supports sector based trade and investment missions for companies across the North of England. South East Asia represents amazing opportunities for UK business. It’s a strategic region, where economic growth and development is expected to exceed the global average for the foreseeable future.

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24/07/2015

Incoming Visit - British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey

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An opportunity to meet representatives from the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey based in Istanbul

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14/07/2015

10 Year Anniversary Event

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We are marking our 10 Year Anniversary with an additional event and welcome UKTI, EEN and our founding Chairman for an informative update.

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07/07/2015

Trading with Greece - Stay Updated

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The UK Government provides regular updates on the current situation in Greece.

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May
21/05/2015

One to One With an e-Exporting digital Adviser

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Book a 45 minute one-to-one advisory meeting with one UKTI’s e-Exporting Digital Advisers Sam McMurran

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21/05/2015

Export Week: Piecing it Together

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If you want to increase your business overseas, you cannot miss this exclusive event!

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19/05/2015

Inward Visit - South Korea

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A fantastic business opportunity coming up involving a delegation of 45 South Korean Companies, Entrepreneurs and Government Officials visiting our region

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19/05/2015

Export Week - Thinking About Exporting?

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Creative Sector Opportunities in Gaming

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13/05/2015

Member PEGL secures Queen's Award for International Trade

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President Engineering Group Ltd has secured the prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade for 2015 due to its outstanding overseas sales growth over the last three years.

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09/05/2015

Trade Mission to Turkey 9-14 May

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UK bilateral trade with Turkey reached £9.1 billion in 2011, with UK goods exports of £3.7 billion. Over 2200 UK companies currently do business in Turkey. The UK is Turkey’s fifth largest source of imports from the EU, with a value of US$4.7 bn.

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22/04/2015

Pricecheck is Delighted to Receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise

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Sheffield based Pricecheck Toiletries Ltd. is celebrating being named a winner of the UK’s highest accolade for business success - The Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Approximately 140 Queen’s Awards have been announced this year for outstanding business achievement in the fields of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and coincide with Her Majesty’s birthday - April 21st.

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21/04/2015

Made in Sheffield Award Hat Trick for Gripple

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For three years running Gripple Limited has received a Made in Sheffield award - this year as Exporter of the Year - presented at a prestigious event hosted by broadcaster Krishnan Guru-Murthy

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14/04/2015

Member D4 rebrands innovative South Yorkshire Manufacturer

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Leading UK access and sealing products manufacturer Caswick Ltd have undertaken a rebrand to grow their presence online. The Doncaster based business brought in digital branding agency D4 to create the new identity and responsive website following impressive growth levels across Europe and beyond.

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March
17/03/2015

Focus on China

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The Chinese economy has grown at just under 10 per cent a year for 32 years, overtaking Japan in 2010 to become the world’s 2nd largest economy. According to the OECD, China is projected to overtake the US in 2016 (in PPP terms).

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09/02/2015

New Sales Director Marks Out Global Expansion

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Alastair Morris has been promoted to Sales Director at Pryor Marking Technology, a Sheffield-based company which provides traceability solutions for global supply chains, particularly in the automotive and aerospace sectors.

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January
20/01/2015

Agents & Distributors

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Addressing the important issues of researching, identifying and appointing potential agents or distributors and the legal aspect surrounding agreements

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21/12/2014

Simplifying visa applications for Chinese busines people visiting the UK

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Select Business Scheme UK’ (SBS UK) will greatly simplify the process for inviting Chinese business partners to the UK. It is available to members of China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) and the British Chamber of Commerce in China (BCCC), and is also offered to members of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and companies referred by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

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November
29/11/2014

Trade Mission to Singapore

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Following the successful trade mission in February 2014, which coincided with the Singapore Airshow, the SYITF, in collaboration and support from UKTI Yorkshire & the Humber, will be taking another trade mission to Singapore in December this year to coincide with OSEA, Asia’s most important oil & gas exhibition taking place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 2-5th December 2014

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25/11/2014

Focus on South Africa

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The UK is in South Africa’s ‘Premier League’ of trading partners, with an annual bilateral relationship over £9.6bn. This is set to double following challenging targets set by ministers.

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21/11/2014

ITF Member DISMATEC wins Queen's Award for International Trade

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Following a reception at Buckingham Palace to meet Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and other Royal guests, DISMATEC Limited have recently being presented with their Symbol and Scroll for the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in International Trade 2014 by The Lord-Lieutenant for the county of South Yorkshire, Mr. David Moody

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19/11/2014

Macalloy builds bridges for US expansion

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To maintain its place as an innovator and market leader in the construction sector, Rotherham-based Macalloy is taking advantage of local business support to help boost exports and grow and expand its operations in the USA.

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September
23/09/2014

Focus on Poland

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UK exports to Poland over the past 16 years have grown at nearly double the rate to any other country in the EU and by 4 times as much to Germany!

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06/08/2014

Still a silver lining for firm celebrating 137 years in business

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David Pinder jokes he’s blaming Downton Abbey. He’s 73 and retirement from the family firm his forefathers founded 137 years ago is not on the horizon.

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23/07/2014

ITF Member Abbey Forged Products wins Queen's Award for International Trade 2014

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The Queen had made her decision so it just left a visit from her representative to finish the job.

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July
15/07/2014

Global Economy

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Hot Topics influencing the Global Economy

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05/07/2014

Aqua-lity decade for the UK fish food Manufacturer

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South Yorkshire-based New Era Aquaculture, now an internationally recognised multi award-winning manufacturer of ground-breaking fish diets, is proud to report a decade of growing success and at Interzoo 2014 in Nuremberg the company celebrated this significant milestone in its history with many of its worldwide distributors.

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11/06/2014

Tinsley Bridge Group - 21st Century Manufacturing Facility

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21st Century Manufacturing Facility - Contractors Begin Work The 6 of May was a milestone day for the Group as work began on the first phase of a three stage plan to radically improve the manufacturing facilities and offices at Shepcote Lane. The first new building will take approximately 44 weeks to complete.

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30/05/2014

Member D4 at Gastech 2014 in Seoul

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D4 make industrial brands fit for a digital world. We have a passion for working with leading engineering and manufacturing companies. Our work gives our clients the advantage in today’s global economy. And we can prove it.

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May
29/05/2014

Focus South-East Asia

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The event will focus on Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore

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12/05/2014

Yorkshire Grand Départ International Business Festival 2-4 JULY 2014

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The eyes of the world will be on Yorkshire in July 2014 and the Tour de France Grand Départ presents a fantastic opportunity to drive trade and investment across our region.

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21/04/2014

DISMATEC receives a Queen's Award for Enterprise

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Monday 21 April 2014 (Her Majesty’s birthday) marks a very important milestone in DISMATEC’s history with the winning of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. For recognition of DISMATEC’s increased year on year export figures the company has been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2014.

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March
25/03/2014

Focus on Turkey

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Exploring opportunities for UK companies in this expanding market. Live video link with the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey. Case study and top tips from Arkote Ltd

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February
10/02/2014

Trade Mission to Singapore

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The trade mission coincides with the Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest aerospace event. We welcome companies in the following sectors: Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Multi-Sector

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January
29/01/2014

Support For Growth

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The government has shown its commitment to building a new economic model

What support is available to drive growth?

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