Universities and Science Minister David Willetts has launched the first export strategy for UK companies looking for a share of the £100 billion global cyber security market.
Lord Green will this week launch a series of events up and down the UK to promote business abroad.
Britain’s successful ‘Summer of Sport‘ delivered an initial £2.5 billion boost in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past year bringing with it more than 31,000 jobs, according to preliminary figures published today.
Financial leaders and chief executives from around the world are set to gather in London for the Global Investment Conference (GIC) on 9 May 2013.
New Vehicle Certification Agency to open in Brazil enabling the UK automotive sector to more easily access South America's emerging markets.
25.04.13 UK launches fast-track to growth
New Future Fifty Programme makes the UK a leading destination for high-growth businesses
Business Secretary Vince Cable visits Brazil to promote UK aerospace and supply chain, Olympics and education opportunities
Today Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise will open the competition for the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Rounds 3 and 4 at the AMSCI National Briefing event being held at Central Hall, Westminster.
Two UK companies have secured lucrative deals to design venues for the 2016 Olympics
18.03.13 UK Dairy Forum to help boost exports
Representatives from the UK dairy industry will be finding out how to make the most of global demand for dairy products during a major food and drink conference at the Excel Centre in London.
Plans to develop British business networks in high growth and emerging markets took a further step forward today
Tech City welcomed HRH the Duke of York on an official visit to Shoreditch, East London this morning, Wednesday 13th March..
The government is backing Britain’s retailers in their bid to expand into fast-growing and lucrative overseas markets.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Trade & Investment is taking a group of UK businesses and education providers on a trade mission to Singapore and Indonesia to strengthen business ties and boost UK exports this week.
A four-day trade mission to Mexico and Colombia by medium-sized British businesses begins today, focussing on high value opportunities in key sectors.
The Prime Minister is leading the largest ever trade delegation to India this week
Today the US-EU High Level Working Group published its recommendations on jobs and growth.
The Opportunity Korea programme of events around the country to help British small and medium sized businesses unlock trade opportunities in South Korea was launched today by UK Trade & Investment.
03.02.13 UK firms head for Hollywood
Industry leaders from the UK creative sector will arrive in Los Angeles next week for the first ever LA Innovation Forum.
The success of London 2012 has put British companies in the box seat to win a share of the lucrative global sporting events business sector which is reckoned to be worth £92 billion by 2015.
Healthcare UK, the new organisation set up to promote Britain’s world leading healthcare sector to international customers, launched at Arab Health today.
Trade Minister Lord Green has welcomed a trade delegation from the Government of Sao Paulo today, who are in the UK to present eight Public Private Partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects, worth $20 billion, to British potential contractors.
Education UK will capitalise on the growth in demand for UK education abroad
Healthcare UK, the new organisation set up to promote Britain’s world leading healthcare sector to international customers, will be launched in the Middle East at a major international trade show this month.
Exciting opportunities to export to countries like China, Brazil and South Korea have been identified and must be grasped by the British marine industry to help them deliver growth, Business Minister Michael Fallon said today.
The UK’s successful offshore wind sector is promoting its expertise in Paris today, as 40 British firms seek new overseas trade.
Major new investments from companies and government announced in Tech City. Success of Tech City hailed by the Prime Minister as global giants commit to the cluster.
The Government has set up a unique opportunity so global car manufacturers can meet UK companies to identify further opportunities to invest in this country and localise supply chains.
British firms are being urged to explore new trade opportunities with Kuwait as the UK welcomes His Highness the Emir of Kuwait on a three day state visit.
British firms are being urged to explore new trade opportunities with Russia as a three-day trade mission to the UK’s fastest growing major export market begins today.
The Prime Minister is today announcing the appointments of eight Trade Envoys, who will promote trade for UK businesses in selected high-growth and developing markets around the world.
Businesses and Government are working together to help more companies boost their overseas sales.
Plans to increase trade between Britain and the UAE to £12 billion by 2015 are on track, businesses told Ministers from both countries today.
Today a free online service has been launched to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with information, advice and guidance on exporting overseas.
The Givernment has announced the appointment of Joanna Shields as head of the Tech City Investment organisation
A new service providing practical support for UK businesses to export to high growth markets in South East Asia was unveiled today.
Low carbon business opportunities in Brazil and South Korea stretch into billions of pounds, two reports published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) reveal.
The Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have today welcomed a deal for Airbus to provide 15 new A330 planes to Turkish Airlines, which is expected to be worth at least £400m to the UK
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has appointed seven new board members as the Government’s international business development body reorganises itself in the drive to double exports to £1 trillion a year by 2020
A joint Polish-Romanian trade mission is in London this week to highlight the business opportunities presented by the rail sector in the two largest markets in Central and Eastern Europe.
Deputy PM Nick Clegg’s visit to Turkey aims to strengthen UK-Turkey bilateral trade.
£13 million of funding has been awarded by the Government to help 10,000 more British firms export.
Prime Minister David Cameron is leading a high level delegation of over 50 companies this week to Brazil
London’s successful summer of sport has left British firms in a great position to gain lucrative trade deals
A group of UK creative companies are set to embark on a mission to Brazil in a bid to demonstrate UK creativity and boost trade.
Trade Minister Lord Green and Olympics Legacy Ambassador Seb Coe today vowed to build on the success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games by working with industry to promote British skills, products and services around the world.
Taipei City Government's Mayor Hau and UK Trade & Investment Chief Executive, Nick Baird, will today sign a Host2Host Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop deeper relations between the UK and Taipei City as it prepares to deliver the 2017 Universiade for elite university athletes.
Today's Global Summit at the British Business Embassy has seen high profile medical technology initiatives from UK business.
International summit will showcase UK innovation in assistive medical technologies.
Ministers today vowed to capitalise on the success of the Olympics by working with UK firms to realise an international business legacy.
British firms announced substantial UK and overseas investment at the British Business Embassy Retail, Food and Drink summit in London today..
Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable will today welcome substantial new investment in the UK as international delegates from the world’s oil and gas companies meet at the British Business Embassy in London.
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will set out today how the renewable energy sector is delivering vital investment and jobs to the UK.
Boost for East London as Tech City attracts new investment
Ministers will announce substantial new funding awards to boost the UK life sciences industry, as UK and international delegates meet in London for the British Business Embassy Life Sciences summit.
Inspiring the next generation will be the theme at the British Business Embassy today as 120 UK and international delegates will explore how sport, science and technology can be used to inspire young people to further study.
Fashion designer Stella McCartney, who designed Team GB’s performance kit, and James Bond producer Michael G. Wilson OBE will be among those showcasing the UK’s creative talent to international businesses today, at the British Business Embassy.
Over £1 billion of deals and projects expected to be announced this summer as businesses capitalise on the Olympics.
Strong inward investment into the UK economy created or secured more than 112,000 jobs in 2011/12, a rise of 19 per cent on the preceding year, new figures showed today.
The Mayor of London has hailed the arrival of Canadian social media management company, HootSuite, as it launched its European headquarters today in the capital.
With just two weeks to go until the eve of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, London will become the epicentre for not just the world’s top athletes but also their countries’ business leaders, wanting to capitalise on the greatest business networking opportunity the world has ever seen.
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green has welcomed today's UN's World Investment Report, which has confirmed that the UK is the top destination in Europe for inward investment.
27.06.12 Leading Tech Firm Sets Up in London
Kaltura, the US firm that developed the first open-source online video platform and the company behind the fast-growing London Video Meetup, has opened its European HQ in London.
22.06.12 UKTI Takes UK Trade Mission To Burma
A trade mission of British businesses will visit Burma next month.
Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green has welcomed a memorandum of understanding between tourism agency VisitBritain and the Mexico Tourism Board that was signed yesterday.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green today welcomed the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS) to the UK, as its London office was officially opened.
Details have now been released of projects and deals involving UK and Mexican firms
Prime Minister David Cameron is leading a high level delegation of over 25 companies this week to Mexico
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green begins a visit to Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Finland today, focused on developing trading links with the UK and attracting new investment. For part of the visit he will be accompanied by a trade delegation from Yorkshire and the Humber.
More than 3,500 members have signed up to the British Business Club – the online business networking resource for UK and overseas firms during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The UK’s top designers and artists have contributed to delivering a world class creative showcase that will play host to some of the most globally influential business leaders during the Olympics and Paralympics Games.
Element Six today (8 May) announced that the company will invest £20 million constructing the world’s largest and most sophisticated synthetic supermaterials research and development facility in Harwell, Oxford.
UK Trade & Investment is urging UK companies to bid for more than £20 billion ($32 billion) of infrastructure projects in Brazil. The contracts relate to the Pedra de Ferro mining project, the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
UK exported £8 billion of defence and security goods and services in 2011.
Investors managing over £1 trillion in attendance.
UK Families and Carers to Receive Free Access to Care.com until 1st June.
UK Trade & Investment is today running an opportunities seminar at MACH 2012 to promote the exciting business prospects in the advanced engineering sector in Russia. Engineering and manufacturing companies from around the UK are attending.
Prime Minister David Cameron landed in Malaysia to promote British business and boost trade links.
Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Indonesia today with a senior business delegation in a bid to help UK companies break into this fast-growing economic power.
Prime Minister David Cameron leads a delegation of UK leaders to Japan.
Olympic medallist Steve Parry and Sir Alan Collins today promoted the extensive international business programme to be run during the Games by UKTI.
With an ambitious £29 billion worth of investment scheduled up to 2015-16, Hong Kong is sending a clear message to the British companies to invest in many of their key large scale infrastructure projects.
UK Trade & Investment is today hosting the International Business Exchange Conference on Clean and Energy Efficient Production.
Sir John Armitt, Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), has today been appointed President of the British Business Club.
UK Trade & Investment and the Council for British Chambers of Commerce in Europe have signed a new agreement to look at ways to work together to support British companies doing business in Europe.
The Minister for Trade & Investment, Lord Green, has today begun a four day visit to South East Asia as part of Government’s trade effort.
14.02.12 Exporting the love…
Millions of pounds worth of roses, bubbly and chocolates are exported from the UK annually - in time for the most romantic day of the year.
Heralding the stellar partnership possibilities in Russia for British firms, the company charged with creating a $6bn hi-tech research hub in Moscow, the Skolkovo Foundation comes to the UK on 14th and 15th February.
Lord Green, Minister of State for UK Trade & Investment, today welcomed the formal launch of the Agricultural Bank of China’s (ABC) new subsidiary in London.
Today, as part of its Explore Asia conference in London, UK Trade & Investment is launching a new report, Smart cities of the future in Asia: The opportunities for UK business’, which identifies significant future business opportunities across Asia for UK companies.
SAE Institute today opened its world headquarters at its largest campus to date in Oxford
UK Trade & Investment today announced the appointment of Crispin Simon as the Managing Director Trade SMEs.
Excepts from a speech by Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green to over 500 businesspeople who attended a conference on Rebuilding Libya, in London on 14 December.
Excerpts from a speech made by Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green to the Royal African Society on 14 December 2011.
Opportunities in the emerging Russian market for the UK’s world-leading financial and professional services sector were the focus of a special event.
Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable and Foreign Secretary William Hague, have launched a UK Trade & Investment campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia’s high growth and emerging markets.
Chief Executive Nick Baird said today that the announcement of £45m for UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) in Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement will help get UK firms exporting.
The CEOs of some of the leading Turkish and UK companies have met today to explore ways of boosting trade at the UK-Turkey CEO Forum.
The UK and Columbia today (21 November) committed to work closely together to double bilateral trade by 2015. The agreement comes at the start of a visit to the UK by President Juan Manuel Santos of Columbia.
UK Trade & Investment has launched a nationwide search for the country’s most innovative mobile company, with nominations sought from the cream of the UK’s mobile industry.
UK Trade & Investment has today launched the interim findings of a new research project, ‘Smart cities of the future in Asia: The opportunities for UK business’, at TechWorld 2011.
British companies producing life saving innovations will be ready to do business at Medica, the world’s biggest medical trade fair in Dusseldorf Germany this week.
Speech given by Lord Green during the SMEs Exporting and Growth event on the 10th November 2011.
Government launches business growth package for SMEs.
London, 9th November 2011: A year after Prime Minister David Cameron announced the launch of the Tech City initiative, the Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO) will hold the Entrepreneurs Festival (November 14-19).
Lord Green and Lord Sassoon open a major infrastructure conference aimed at increasing UK-China co-operation.
The initial findings of a new research project, identifying the ‘smart cities’ of the future in Asia, and the opportunities they will present to UK firms, will be revealed this month.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg attended the UK-Mexico business forum this week to welcome the strengthening trade, tourism and cultural links between the two countries.
Business Secretary, Dr Vince Cable attended the sixth annual Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO) in the City of London today. JETCO reinforces the UK’s commitment to develop closer bilateral commercial links between British companies and Brazil
At a conference in London today, the CEO of UKTI encouraged SMEs to work with large companies to access high value opportunities overseas.
More than five thousand participants and exhibitors are expected at the 33rd RenewableUK annual conference taking place from 25-27 October 2011 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.
More than two dozen Welsh small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) interested in winning business in overseas markets came face to face with government and private sector export advisers today at a Symposium for the local community.
Seven out of ten European and North American businesses see the rise of high-growth market companies more as an opportunity than a threat.
Lord Green addressed delegates at the UK Trade & Investment conference on Libya yesterday.
Vince Cable Speech delivered at Istanbul Finance Summit on 28 September 2011.
Lord Jonathan Marland, Chair of the UK Business Ambassadors’ Network will today lead a selection of the UK’s finest creative firms to China to take part in the inaugural Beijing design week (26 – 30 September).
British firms looking to boost trade links with Turkey are joining Business Secretary Vince Cable on a three day mission to the country.
Lord Green, Minister for Trade and Investment, has arrived in Libya this morning to meet the National Transitional Council (NTC) for preliminary talks on the role the UK can play in rebuilding Libya’s economy and infrastructure.
Plans to generate at least £1 billion in Olympic business boost and attract four million extra visitors
Trade and Investment Minister, Lord Green, arrived in UAE this week to begin six day trade tour which will also see him visiting Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Tech City Investment Organisation hosts event to encourage local young people to opt for a career in technology.
14.09.11 Africa opportunities for UK firms
British businesses discussed opportunities to play a pivotal role in driving forward business development in Africa at a new Sub-Saharan Africa Task Force which met in London today.
Businesses specialising in products or services related to the renewable and waste sector will be able to tap into export opportunities across the globe at RWM 2011.
Prime Minister David Cameron today landed in Russia to promote British business.
Chancellor George Osborne today hosted official talks with China’s Vice-Premier of the State Council Wang Qishan as part of the UK/China Economic and Financial Dialogue.
This week is the 6th Small Business Advice Week, and series of events and seminars will be running across the country with the aim of providing useful and practical guidance to small businesses. .
26.08.11 Music export facts
Music entrepreneurs and musicians from across the UK will be given a master class into how to crack the international music industry at the ‘Making the most of International Music Events’ roadshow.
Aker Solutions, a Norwegian oil services company, has announced today (19 August) that it will create 500 new jobs in the UK over the next year.
A number of the UK’s leading digital TV firms will hope to tune international audiences into the UK’s TV production and transmission expertise by taking part in the Broadcast & Cable Show, Latin America’s largest TV, radio and telecoms fair.
On the day the Prime Minister visits South Africa, a group of entrepreneurs has been brought together to hear about what is needed on the ground.
Yammer Opens European Headquarters in London’s Tech City.
The Business Secretary, Dr Vince Cable, has presided over the signings of five agreements intended to deepen co-operation between British companies and Malaysia.
Lord Green, Minister for Trade and Investment, visited Tyneside yesterday, where he delivered a key-note speech at the North East Exporters Awards.
Bob Schukai, Global Head of Mobile Technology at Thomson Reuters, will lead Tech City’s outreach programme to New York’s technology, digital and investment communities.
Business Secretary Vince Cable today reaffirmed the importance of inward investment in rebalancing the economy, as he published figures showing 94,598 jobs created or safeguarded in 2010/11.
Lord Green arrives in Glasgow today for a two-day visit to meet Scottish companies, business organisations and representatives of the Scotland Office, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Development International and the Scottish Government.
01.07.11 Go East for your Next Korea Move
British exporters keen on investing in the Far East will be given the opportunity to grow their business on Asian soil when the EU / Korea Free Trade Agreement comes into force today.
High-growth markets are becoming the ‘new normal’ for British firms exporting abroad.
A new report published by UK Trade & Investment today highlights how holding intellectual property protection is linked to a ten per cent increase in overseas turnover.
Businesses specialising in products or services offering “green solutions” are being invited to explore export opportunities at a series of roadshows organised by UKTI..
Today UK and Chinese firms announced deals worth £1.4 billion during the visit by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.
A shared commitment to the global climate change agenda underpins the huge commercial opportunities arising from Brazil’s continued growth and infrastructure development.
Tipped to be among the world’s top five markets by 2016, UK firms in sectors including low carbon, science and technology and sport are seizing on the ever-growing wealth of new opportunities in Brazil..
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today announced the UK’s commitment to doubling exports to Brazil to £4 billion by 2015.
British companies are being encouraged to take part in ambitious plans to transform the oil-rich desert Kingdom of Kuwait..
Business Secretary Vince Cable arrived in Detroit today to engage in talks with two of the US’ most influential car companies, Ford and General Motors (GM).
British SMEs are being given a fast-track to business opportunities in Nigeria through a joint programme between energy company Shell and UK Trade & Investment.
Vince Cable will visit the Republic of Korea this week to see for himself the many trade opportunities that will be made available to UK firms once the EU - Korea Free Trade Agreement comes into force this July.
Vince Cable will visit the Republic of Korea this week to see for himself the many trade opportunities that will be made available to UK firms once the EU - Korea Free Trade Agreement comes into force this July.
UK companies are meeting at a specially targeted SME CEO forum in London today to consider how small and medium-sized enterprises can find export success in China.
01.06.11 Cable hails UK presence in Japan
Vince Cable arrived in Japan today with a high-level business delegation to highlight the opportunities available to UK companies in the country’s major cities.
UK firms are leading the way to a greener future at Sustainability Live, a major industry event.
Michael Boyd, a former Ernst & Young Global Board Member, has joined UKTI as a Managing Director where he will lead the Strategic Relationship Management Team.
British companies are being urged to become involved in one of the greatest scientific projects of the decade.
16.05.11 UK firms benefit from China take-off
UK company ASI Solutions PLC has today signed an agreement worth around £100 million with Chinese firm HUALI.
Plans to strengthen the UK’s reputation as a world leader in legal services were unveiled by Justice Secretary Ken Clarke and Lord Green today.
Some of the most senior figures in the Chinese aerospace and automotive industry were visiting the UK this week to deepen business ties between China and the UK.
Lord Marland, Under Secretary of State at the Department for Energy and Climate Change, has been appointed Chairman of the Business Ambassadors Group at UKTI.
Lord Green today welcomed greater trade relations with West Coast of America, on the first day of a seven-day visit to promote trade and investment.
Today Lord Green welcomed the appointment of LinkedIn’s former European Managing Director, Kevin Eyres, as the first mentor for Tech City.
Lord Green arrived in Turkey today to promote links between UK and Turkish firms in science and innovation, technology, research and development.
Prime Minister David Cameron has today announced that Lord Brittan will join a network of Britain's most prominent business and academic leaders to promote the UK’s excellence internationally.
A new business directory with details of more than 400 UK suppliers for major events has been launched by UK Trade & Investment at the SportAccord International Convention 2011 in London
The community of creative and digital businesses in the Tech City area around Old Street and Shoreditch in east London are to benefit from £1 million support from the Technology Strategy Board.
UK Trade & Investment yesterday signed a contract that will deliver new national inward investment arrangements.
Prime Minister David Cameron and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday hosted UK and Turkish CEOs at No 10 Downing Street, and invited them to inaugurate the UK-Turkey CEO Forum.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Mexican President Felipe Calderon today committed to double bilateral trade to £4.2 billion by 2015.
Tipped to be among the world’s top seven markets by 2050, UK firms say Mexico offers a wealth of new business opportunities.
British firms keen to secure business on African soil will visit the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday 29 March to learn about the vast opportunities on offer in Nigeria.
On the final leg of his visit to China, Lord Green is in Hong Kong looking at infrastructure opportunities for UK firms.
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green today welcomed Etihad Airways to the UK.
During a visit to Chongqing today, Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green called on UK companies to look for new business opportunities in China’s sustainable cities.
Two-thirds of businesses see climate change as an opportunity rather than a risk, according to global businesses surveyed by UK Trade & Investment and the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green has called on UK SMEs to tap into business opportunities in China, the world’s second largest economy.
As part of a wide-ranging visit to India, Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green called on UK companies to look towards India’s emerging cities.
Science Minister David Willetts today welcomed closer trade links with Massachusetts – one of the top tech hubs in the US.
Lord Green today called for greater economic liberalisation in India to further the enhanced partnership between India and the UK.
With just 500 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympics the UK is gearing up to welcome over 120 heads of state, over 20,000 journalists and approximately 14,700 participants.
More than 500 firms were in Manchester today to hear about opportunities in India’s booming economy.
The UK’s reputation as a leading location for business has been boosted today, with the launch of Catalyst UK.
Minister for Trade and Investment Lord Green is visiting the West Midlands today to encourage firms to learn from the example of others and do business abroad.
There is great potential for UK and Omani firms to develop new business partnerships: this was the message from Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green in Muscat today.
David Cameron and Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani today agreed that their countries would aim to double bilateral trade by 2015.
The UK and Kuwaiti Governments today agreed to double bilateral trade and investment from £2 billion to £4 billion by 2015.
With strong economies and ambitious development and diversification plans, UK firms say the Gulf states are providing new business opportunities.
Business Ambassador Anya Hindmarch said today that British Fashion Week highlighted the innovation and creativity of the UK's many designers.
Minister for Trade and Investment Lord Green is supporting innovative UK firms today as they compete for business Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, UKTI is inviting companies to learn how to secure business investment as part of its programme of seminars and panel sessions.
Trade Minister Lord Green highlighted export opportunities in Pakistan at an event in London today.
The fast-growing economies of the Far East represent the best chance for East Anglian companies to boost their prosperity, company bosses will be told today.
British firms keen to plug into the global computer games industry will be given the chance to showcase their designs at the Gaming Developers Conference (GDC) in March 2011.
Following his recent visit to Angola, Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham will meet a number of British business representatives this afternoon to discuss opportunities in this southern African market.
Senior business representatives from leading British and Indian companies attended the first meeting of the India-UK CEO Forum at Number 10 Downing Street this morning.
The Trade and Investment Minister has welcomed a letter of intent signed between Danish firm DONG Energy and Belfast Harbour that could make Belfast one of the UK’s leading renewable hubs.
David Cameron today welcomed Cisco’s goal of making significant long-term investments of money, technology and manpower to help support the East London Tech City, through an initiative called the British Innovation Gateway (BIG).
Minister for Trade and Investment Lord Green begins a visit to Northern Ireland today to meet with two leading investors, Bombardier and Citigroup, who between them employ 6,400 people.
With an ambitious four-year development plan worth £80 billion, British companies should consider business opportunities in Kuwait. This was the clear message from Mark Prisk today during his first official visit to the Gulf.
Minister for Business and Enterprise Mark Prisk is in Qatar today, one of the world’s fastest growing economies, leading a delegation of 12 British companies from the airport industry.
Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk will begin a three-day visit to the Middle East today, to drive forward bilateral trade and investment relations with Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan.
Leeds will today host a roadshow featuring some of the country’s top international trade specialists to highlight the financial and professional business opportunities available in China, Hong Kong and India.
Lord Green will today highlight the financial and professional business opportunities available in China, Hong Kong and India
Lord Green met today with SME exporters from the East of England – the first of a series of regional visits.
UK Business Ambassador Lord Darzi is today attending Arab Health 2011 to promote the UK’s excellence in healthcare manufacturing, services, technology and innovation.
The UK’s first Nordic Baltic Summit concluded today with news of four significant trade deals between the UK and its international partners.
Vince Cable is today co-chairing trade talks with India’s Commerce Minister, discussing how to develop the partnership between the UK and India.
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green will today host the largest trade event ever held for business representatives of all eight Nordic and Baltic countries.
Security sector suppliers from the South East were today given an unmissable opportunity today to do business with leading overseas buyers.
Vince Cable called on UK firms today to contribute to India’s infrastructure development as he witnessed the signing of a roads agreement alongside India’s Transport Minister.
Vince Cable has welcomed a major deal announced today between Pearson and the Indian firm TutorVista.
Business Secretary Vince Cable is leading a delegation of 50 British companies next week to India, one of the world’s most dynamic economies, to strengthen the enhanced partnership between the two countries and co-chair trade talks.
Vince Cable and Chinese Vice-Premier Li Keqiang today visited Watford’s BRE Innovation Park, a development of low carbon homes that showcases the UK’s excellence in sustainable building.
Cutting-edge technology took centre stage today at BETT, the world’s largest educational technology show, as it began its four day run in collaboration with UKTI.
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green said today that the UK was fully committed to building closer trade and investment links with China.
Ed Davey today spoke to group of business leaders about the government’s vision for the relationship between the UK and India..
Mark Prisk today celebrates the UK’s top businesses in technology and innovation.
Mark Prisk will meet the Croatian Foreign Minister today to discuss boosting trade ties between the two countries.
Following yesterday’s announcement that Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, UKTI is encouraging British firms to look at opportunities in the Gulf’s growing sports sector.
The Chief Executive of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), Sir Andrew Cahn, will step down from his role at the beginning of January, it was announced today.
26.11.10 Russia and UK unite for growth
Vince Cable and Russian Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin today committed to closer economic ties.
British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline announced a major deal in Russia today, as Business Secretary Vince Cable opened bilateral trade talks with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Minister Alexey Kudrin.
Business Secretary Vince Cable, who is currently visiting Russia, has welcomed a deal announced today between Thomas Cook and Russia’s oldest travel agency Intourist.
Vince Cable has highlighted the opportunities for UK firms offered by Russian plans to build an international technology hub along the lines of Silicon Valley.
Business Secretary Vince Cable will today begin a three-day visit to Moscow to strengthen ties between the UK and Russia.
Overseas investors are returning to the UK financial services market following the global economic crisis, according to a report published by UKTI and IMAS.
UK Business Ambassador Lord Darzi today celebrates the ground-breaking innovations showcased at the world’s biggest medical fair.
Vince Cable today urged UK firms to explore the opportunities in China’s regional cities at a meeting with mayors from municipalities across China.
David Cameron today opened a business summit aimed at increasing bilateral trade, just hours after the launch of a $500 million UK-China investment fund.
The UK Government has welcomed the growth in the number of Chinese businesses operating in the UK.
David Cameron and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao witnessed the signing of a deal worth £750 million for Rolls Royce at the UK-China summit today.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the Coalition Government’s new business ambassadors
Vince Cable today announced a joint investment project between the UK and China on solar energy and fuel cells.
Vince Cable opened three days of UK-China trade talks today, as UK and Chinese firms announced deals that will help to cement a partnership for growth between the two countries.
With UK exports to China rising by 44 per cent in the first eight months of this year, British firms say that the world’s second biggest economy has provided their firms with great growth opportunities.
Business Secretary Vince Cable today signed an agreement that will allow the export of British breeding pigs to China, worth many millions of pounds to the UK economy.
David Cameron said today that UK firms should explore opportunities for expanding their business in China, the world’s second largest economy and the UK’s ninth largest export market.
On Monday, Vince Cable will sign an agreement with the Chinese authorities providing greater legal protection for Scotch Whisky exports.
The UK is set to become a leading technology hub for innovative global businesses with a new and unique scheme by UK Trade and Investment.
As the World Expo in Shanghai comes to a close on Sunday, 31 October, the head of UK Trade & Investment Andrew Cahn, has welcomed the news that it is on course to receiving its eight millionth visitor.
Turkish Airlines was awarded the title of ‘Best Turkish Investor’ at an awards dinner last night, which celebrated the contribution of Turkish business to the UK economy.
The UK and Qarari Business Ministers will today sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the historic trade relations between the two countries.
In a speech to the GCC-UK Economic Co-operation Seminar, Henry Bellingham is expected to call on the private sectors in the UK and the Gulf states to take advantage of new opportunities.
Ahead of a fortnight of events aimed at enhancing trade ties with the Gulf, William Hague spoke about the importance of the UK’s relationships with Gulf States.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has been acclaimed by its peers as the best trade promotion agency in the developed world.
October 12, 2010, Beijing – Cooperation in wind energy between Britain, holder of the world’s biggest offshore wind power capacity, and China
More than 75 per cent of British SMEs are planning to export more goods and services in the coming year to more markets, according to new research from UKTI.
With a Swedish firm behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm located off the UK coast, Sir Andrew Cahn, head of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), is visiting the Nordic states this week with green energy high on the agenda.
The UK welcomed the signature of the EU-Korean Free Trade Agreement (FTA) at the EU-Korea Summit in Brussels today.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), a Government department that generates £5 billion a year for the UK economy, has been shortlisted by its peers as one of the world’s top trade promotion bodies.
Business Secretary Dr. Vince Cable today gave his backing to the London Gateway deep-sea port
The UK Government has welcomed today’s decision to award the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2010 to British scientist Professor Robert Edwards, who developed in vitro fertilisation.
The Despite the current global downturn, UK assistive technologies and rehabilitation companies are flourishing and will this year be out in force on the UK Pavilion at REHACARE 2010.
The UK’s leading designers are among the worldwide talent showcased this week at the London Design Festival, a citywide event that attracts hundreds of thousands of design lovers.
Finnish Cleantech companies are meeting in London this week to find out more about working with UK firms and setting up in the UK.
A major conference for businesses and governments aimed at tackling future energy challenges is taking place in London Docklands next month, sponsored by UK Trade & Investment.
Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk ended his trade visit to China today in one of the busiest business hubs of the Far East, Hong Kong, where he met business leaders and Hong Kong SAR Government officials.
Business Secretary Vince Cable today welcomed the signature of the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Brussels.
Vince Cable spoke about the sector’s contribution to the UK economy at today’s launch of the ‘Value of the UK Fashion Industry’ report.
The Prime Minister’s new Trade Adviser, Lord Brittan, today met the Deputy President of South Africa, His Excellency Kgalema Motlanthe, in a bid to strengthen the business links between the two countries.