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A Retiring Glance At Trade – Past, Present And Future

As my tenure at UK Trade & Investment draws to a close, it’s time for a little reflection…

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Members Only Event - Company Visit

SMS House, Technology Drive, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AD
09:30 Wed 12th Aug 2015

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East Midlands International Trade Association (emita)

The East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) is an independent association established to promote international trade and export expertise amongst the region's businesses.

emita seeks to complement and not duplicate the activities of other international trade and export organisations already in existence by providing a platform where the region's businesses involved in, or aspiring to, international trade can come together, learn together and help each other expand their businesses.

Sponsored by the UK Trade & Investment, and Nelsons Solicitors, emita attracts members from companies involved in all aspects of international trade including manufacturing, distribution, services, sport and the arts.

The aims of the East Midlands International Trade Association are defined in its Mission Statement

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UKTI Regional Director - Ian Harrison

New Export Director For East Midlands

A new director has been appointed to head up export body UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) in the East Midlands.



Ian Harrison joins from his latest role as Assistant Director for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in the East Midlands, where he has been instrumental in shaping local economic growth and ensuring support is in place to deliver jobs throughout the region.

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Nottingham-based language translation company Ltd  ( announced its sponsorship of emita, the region's leading provider of events for exporting businesses.

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East Midlands Continues To Be Among The Fastest Growing English Regions For Exports

East Midlands exports have reached £5.09 billion, up from £4.51 billion this time last year, and have seen the second largest growth in the country, according to the latest export statistics published this week by HMRC for the period.

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