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Measuring FX risks when exporting

Posted 4 Aug 2020
BExA member Currency UK shares how exporters can protect themselves against FX risks Read More

ITC report on trade policy response to Covid-19

Posted 29 Jul 2020
BExA welcomes new UKEF inquiry as outlined in ITC report on trade policy response to Covid-19 Read More

BExA comments on NAO report - Government support for exports

Posted 15 Jul 2020
BExA comments on National Audit Office report on UK government support for exports Read More

Covid 19 case study: Genuine Solutions Group

Posted 22 Jun 2020
Covid-19 case study: Genuine Solutions Group Read More

Covid-19 case study: Dints International

Posted 9 Jun 2020
Covid-19 case study: Dints International adapts to client needs, maintains momentum Read More

Covid-19 case study from a BExA Member

Posted 22 May 2020
Covid-19 case study: Coltraco Ultrasonics reconfigures strategies, sources UK alternatives Read More

Government announces new UK tariff regime

Posted 19 May 2020
BExA responds UK’s new MFN tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) Read More

The Exporter magazine marks BExA's anniversary

Posted 18 May 2020
May's edition of The Exporter magazine features an interview with the BExA Co-Chairmen Read More

BExA welcomes announcement on Trade Credit Insurance support

Posted 14 May 2020
Government to launch a Treasury-backed temporary reinsurance scheme Read More

BExA responds to International Trade Committee Inquiry on Covid-19 impact

Posted 27 Apr 2020
BExA has submitted a response to the International Trade Committee’s Inquiry on the impact of the Co Read More

BExA invited to share views with Minster for Small Business

Posted 24 Apr 2020
BExA Co-Chairman engages with Paul Scully MP, Minster for Small Business Read More

BExA joins industry calls for critical government-backed trade credit insurance scheme

Posted 24 Apr 2020
BExA joins industry calls for critical government-backed trade credit insurance scheme Read More

BExA comments on UKEF announcement to extend cover to major markets after EU adjusts state aid rules

Posted 8 Apr 2020
BExA comments on UK Export Finance announcement to extend cover to major markets after EU adjusts state aid rules. Read More

Pandemic profiteering: BExA advises caution to exporting community

Posted 7 Apr 2020
In recent weeks BExA has advised members to be alert to a rise in criminal and fraudulent activity which is exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic. Read More

BExA calls for 100% ECA cover to ease coronavirus crisis

Posted 3 Apr 2020
BExA is calling for changes to international rules to allow export credit agencies (ECAs) to provide 100% insurance cover for trade transactions, helping ease the pressure caused by the global spread of Covid-19. Read More

BExA in the news - "Exporters association urges UK gov to rethink rumoured DIT merger"

Posted 6 Feb 2020
BExA has been featured in a GTR article entitled "Exporters association urges UK gov to rethink rumoured DIT merger". Read More

BExA’s seminar on managing corruption risk: top takeaways

Posted 26 Nov 2019
As the 10th anniversary of the UK’s Bribery Act approaches, and with Brexit challenging UK exporters to look beyond the EU for new markets, BExA recently organised a seminar on how UK exporters can manage corruption risk in developing countries. Read More

New member benefit - BExA unveils international trade support helpline

Posted 18 Nov 2019
BExA has launched a dedicated helpline for members that are seeking specialist advice on international trade matters. Read More

BExA celebrates 2019 award winners

Posted 10 Oct 2019
BExA unveiled the winners of its Young Exporter, Young Export Financier and Lifetime Achievement Awards at its Annual Lunch at Mansion House in London on October 8. Read More

UK Export Finance marks centenary with best results for 28 years

Posted 24 Jun 2019
BExA congratulates UK Export Finance (UKEF) on an impressive set of results to mark their centenary. Whilst the value of support has significantly increased from the previous year, due in the main to the Qatar transaction, the increase in the number Read More

BExA responds to UK Export Finance Consultation on Foreign Content Policy

Posted 22 May 2019
UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has called for views on proposed changes to its Foreign Content Policy, which are designed to recognise the full contribution of the UK supply chain in the transactions UKEF supports. Read More

New Website Launches to Help UK Businesses Crack Export Conundrum

Posted 17 May 2019
An Essex-based entrepreneur and member of the British Exporters Association (BExA) has launched a website aimed at helping UK businesses of all sizes to export with clarity and confidence – secure in the knowledge they have ticked the boxes that shou Read More

Nominations open for the BExA Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted 15 May 2019
BExA is calling for nominations to its Lifetime Achievement Award, which seeks to honour and recognise individuals who have made significant contributions to UK exports and the export community over the course of their career. Read More

BExA members appointed to Strategic Advisory Group

Posted 10 Apr 2019
BExA members Sean Ramsden – CEO of Ramsden International, and Mark Abrams – Head of Trade Finance at Trade Finance Global, have been appointed as representatives on the Strategic Trade Advisory Group (STAG) which was established by UK Government earl Read More

British Manufacturer ‘Seals’ Deal With Indian Navy

Posted 4 Feb 2019
BExA member Coltraco Ultrasonics, an innovative Somerset-based ultrasonic technology manufacturer for the maritime and naval sectors, has secured a new contract with the Indian Navy, thanks to support from the Department for International Trade (DIT) Read More

BExA in the news – ‘Government urged not to restrict lending to exporters’

Posted 26 Oct 2018
Following the recent launch of BExA’s 9th Annual UK Export Finance benchmarking paper, member Aon has published an article entitled ‘Government urged not to restrict lending to exporters’. Read More

GTR-BExA Young Exporter Award 2018

Posted 11 Oct 2018
The finalists of the 2018 Young Exporter Award have been recognised at the BExA Annual Lunch which was held at Mansion House on 10th October. Read More

BExA response to Export Strategy launch

Posted 21 Aug 2018
BExA is extremely encouraged by the new Export Strategy launched today by the Department for International Trade (DIT). The positive intent it sets for UK exports and the challenging growth targets are welcomed. Read More

HMRC begins roll out of new Customs Declaration Service

Posted 21 Aug 2018
HMRC has launched the first release of its new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which is replacing the 25 year old Customs Handing of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system. Read More

UK Export Finance publishes its Annual Report & Accounts 2017/18

Posted 20 Jun 2018
BExA congratulates UK Export Finance (UKEF) on another solid set of results. Although the numbers of businesses supported and value of support fell from the previous year, the increase in the number of facilities written shows a continued growth in t Read More

Trade Minister calls for business input into Export Strategy

Posted 20 Mar 2018
Following extensive engagement with businesses across the country, Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion, today issued a final call for businesses to come forward and input into the Government’s forthcoming Export Strate Read More

BExA Young Exporters have their say

Posted 8 Mar 2018
Following a GTR-BExA Young Exporter roundtable event held in January, a follow-up article featuring BExA Co-Chairman, Geoff de Mowbray, and a number of Young Exporter Award winners, runners-up and finalists past and present has been published in the Read More

BExA Council member awarded MBE

Posted 8 Jan 2018
BExA is delighted to announce that Debby Bass of Credit Agricole CA-CIB has been awarded an MBE for services to exporting in the Queen’s New Years Honours. Read More

BExA in the Press – TXF article ‘UK Exporting PLC’

Posted 30 Nov 2017
Marcus Dolman, Co-Chairman of BExA, speaks to TXF about the issues behind the Association’s 8th Annual ECA Benchmarking Report ‘Exporting is not the new black’. Read More

GTR-BExA Young Exporter Award 2017

Posted 16 Oct 2017
Congratulations to Alastair White, Deputy Chairman of Biwater International Ltd, on being named GTR-BExA Young Exporter of the Year 2017. Read More

BExA welcomes launch of UKEF’s plan to scale up support

Posted 25 Jul 2017
UK Export Finance has published its 2016/17 results, showing a 60% increase in finance provided for exports, and its Business Plan for 2017-20, setting out plans for an increase in support. Read More

BExA member wins World ECR Export Controls Consultant of the Year Award

Posted 25 Jul 2017
Congratulation to long-standing and active BExA member, Strong & Herd LLP, who have received the prestigious accolade of being voted the Export Controls Consultant of the Year in the 2017 World ECR Awards. Read More

BExA Co-Chairman speaks at the Department for International Trade’s Civil Nuclear Showcase event

Posted 16 Mar 2017
BExA Co-Chairman, Marcus Dolman, highlighted the importance of a world class Export Credit Agency to exporters ability to compete on international nuclear power projects. Read More