Board of Trade to rise again, say Tories

The Conservative party said it would reconvene the Board of Trade and that it would be “specially charged with ensuring increased exports from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as England” in its general election manifesto, published on 18 May. The manifesto also promised that a future Conservative government would create a network of Trade Commissioners heading nine new regional overseas posts to lead export promotion, investment and trade policy ... [+]

Ferrymen face Brexit conundrum

The ferry sector could be hit especially hard by Brexit UK Chamber of Shipping chief executive, Guy Platten, CEO will tell the Interferry trade association at its annual conference in Manila on 17-18 October. Platten, who will be giving the keynote speech at the gathering ,is expected to say that while ... [+]

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