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Export guides and information

In this section the BCFA along with Department of International Trade (DIT) offer you the latest information about foreign affair issues and guides to dealing with exporting internationally.


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Department of International Trade issues up to the minute and informative worldwide country guides 
for British businesses who are interested in developing  overseas markets.
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Export Guides

The Expo 2020 Dubai site is rapidly taking shape. Iconic locations such as Al Wasl Plaza, the Mobility and Sustainability Pavilions and other major works...
The Strategy sets out how the government will support businesses of all sizes to make the most of the opportunities presented by markets around the world.
he BCFA recently took part in a DIT Scoping Mission to India to identify future opportunities in the creative sector post Brexit.
Expo 2020 Dubai opens on 20th October 2020 and the drive for British export involvement to supply into the project continues....
BCFA’s International Project Manager Sue Graves, alongside Leila Al-Kazwini from the Department of International Trade, visited Iran during February on a mission to scope the Design and Interiors Market.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (often referred to as MBS) is currently touring major world cities, London included....
On November 7th the Executive Regulation for the Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017 on Value Added Tax was approved. This regulation is particularly important as it explains how free zone companies will be subject to the tax.
The imperative for the UK to boost exports and rebalance our significant trade deficit is well known. Government schemes that support export growth are more important now, than at any time in recent history.
India is one of the fastest growing economies, spending billions on Infastructure, and is the world's second most popular market. It has an unrivaled youth demographic with 65% of it's population 35 or under. Half of the countries population of 1.25 billion people is under 25 years of age.
On 4 June 2017 Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. This led to closures affecting road, air and sea routes between these countries and Qatar. As of 6 June 2017, the land border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia was closed.