Posts from category UK News

Fairtrade Enters Gold Market with New Standard

on March 19, 2010 by admin in Export News, Import News, Latin American Business, Trade Deals, Trade News, UK News, Comments Off

The Fairtrade Foundation, a market-based social organization has announced that it had jointly developed a gold standard with the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM), a coalition of individuals and organizations for safe mining to help more than 100mn people of… Continue reading

EU Embarrassed by Report on Exports of Torture Equipment

on March 18, 2010 by admin in E-Commerce, EU News, Export News, Global Export News, Import News, Trade Deals, Trade News, UK News, Comments Off

The EU which insists on stringent enforcement of human rights in every trade deal has found itself cornered by the recent jointly released report by Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation. The report titled ‘From Words to Deeds’ has… Continue reading

UK Illicit Pharma Exports to Expand If Gov Actions Fail

on March 9, 2010 by admin in Export News, Trade News, UK News, Comments Off

The recent emergency meeting summoned by the UK Health Minister Mike O’Brien with the trade bodies to condemn and act against the parallel drug trade may become a lip service if the government fails to implement its action plan. Though… Continue reading

New Nature-friendly Plastics to Revolutionize Global Industry

on February 24, 2010 by admin in Trade News, UK News, Uncategorized, World Business, World Business News, Comments Off

A versatile bio-degradable plastic being developed by a group of scientists at the Imperial College London is all set to transform the packaging industry as well as the healthcare. According to the research team, the economically and commercially viable plastic… Continue reading

Irish Visa Rules Restrict Potential Tourists

on February 17, 2010 by admin in EU News, Tourism News, Trade News, Travel News, UK News, Comments Off

The head of the representative body for private bus operators in Ireland has said that the country’s stringent visa requirements from certain countries were not allowing more job creation and perk up the economy. Gerry Mullins chief executive of the… Continue reading

UK Staple Food Shifts to French, Indian and Mexican Ones

on February 11, 2010 by admin in Business, EU News, India News, UK News, Comments Off

The British bread that donned the role of ubiquitous easy-carry meal to an industrialized world is giving way to a variety of food items like the French croissants, the Indian Chapattis and the Mexican tortillas, according to a recent study.… Continue reading

Recession Impacted the UK Defence Exports despite Claims of No. 2 in 2008

on June 15, 2009 by admin in Defence Supplies, Defense Supplies, News, UK News, Comments Off

In spite of claims of second place in the world on defense equipment export for 2008 and a 17 percent share of the global market, Britain’s defense exports fell marginally over the last five years’ average of 21 percent. According… Continue reading

Kenyan Women Farmers Find Solace in the Burgeoning UK Organic Market

on June 10, 2009 by admin in Cameroon News, Egypt News, Gambia News, Ghana News, Kenya News, Morocco News, UK News, Zambia News, Comments Off

According to a recent report by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the export development agency of the WTO and the UN has stated the organic trade to the UK is helping a number of Kenyan farmers and workers, largely women… Continue reading