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.
The UAE and other GCC countries are on the verge of executing the biggest fiscal programme in the region’s history, with the implementation of Value Added Tax across the bloc on 1st January 2018.
Brazil is simply too big a market to ignore. It is the fifth-largest country in the world, with a population of approximately 190 million. It has one of the world’s most rapidly developing economies and a GDP per head that is greater than either India or China. It has natural resources in abundance, a developed industrial base, high standards in scientific research and substantial human capital.