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Digital advertising in Russia

06/10/2013

By Nick Davidov The old Churchill quote, ‘Russia is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’, is often still bandied about by Westerners contemplating doing business in Russia. What they may not realise is that this is not the full quotation, Churchill went on to say, ‘…but perhaps there... read more


 

UK firms receive IP boost in South East Asia

02/10/2013

By Daniel Hunter UK companies that need support overseas in emerging markets received a boost today as Lord Younger, Minister for Intellectual Property (IP), announced the appointment of a new IP attaché for South East Asia. The appointment of Christabel Koh, who will provide support to UK British... read more


 

Open to Export: Brazil

01/10/2013

By Daniel Hunter Brazil and the UK have announced they will hold an international seminar on creative industries in 2014. The seminar will support the development of creative ‘hubs’ Tech City and TECNOPUC, which have already successfully developed a number of innovative products. Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire spoke to leading... read more


 

Open to Export: Belfast

01/10/2013

By Daniel Hunter Business Secretary Vince Cable is visiting Belfast to highlight the contribution of the film and production industries to the economy and discuss opportunities and barriers to business growth and entrepreneurship. During the visit he will: - visit Titanic Studios, a huge success story in the Northern Ireland film industry in... read more


 

Global commerce

01/10/2013

By Daniel Hunter A societal shift in global consumption preferences is changing the way businesses are pricing and delivering their goods and services, new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Zuora - the subscription commerce, billing and finance leader - has... read more


 

UK construction growth

30/09/2013

By Daniel Hunter A drop in public sector activity saw UK construction growth stall in the three months to September, according to new figures released by industry analysts Glenigan. The Glenigan Index, which covers the value of projects starting on site from July to September this year, remains unchanged compared to the... read more


 

Manufacturing growth

30/09/2013

By Daniel Hunter The UK manufacturing sector continued to expand at a marked pace during September, to round off its strongest quarterly performance since the opening quarter of 2011. The labour market also showed further signs of improvement, as the rate of job creation climbed to a 28-month peak. At 56.7 in... read more


 

India manufacturing data

30/09/2013

By Daniel Hunter Operating conditions across the Indian manufacturing sector deteriorated for the second consecutive month in September. However, both output and new orders contracted at slower rates. Still, faced with fewer projects, companies reduced their workforce numbers for the first time since February 2012. Up from 48.5 in August to 49.6... read more


 

China's manufacturing output

29/09/2013

By Daniel Hunter After adjusting for seasonal factors, the HSBC China Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – a composite indicator designed to provide a single-figure snapshot of operating conditions in the manufacturing economy – posted at 50.2 in September, broadly unchanged from 50.1 in August, and signalled that operating conditions improved fractionally... read more


 

Open to Export: India

29/09/2013

By Daniel Hunter Local businesses are being given the opportunity to gain advice on how to do business with India at seminars in Exeter and Bristol. The ‘Doing Business in India’ workshops, being held on 8 October at Exeter Race Course and on 9 October at Leigh Court in Bristol have been... read more