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Export Champions make new business connections in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore

CommonwealthFirst has returned from its highly successful trade mission to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, which saw our talented delegation of outstanding UK SMEs make new business and invaluable connections within the ASEAN region. The thirteen-person delegation was led by Richard Burge, the newly appointed Chief Executive of Commonwealth Enterprise &... read more


Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting – Interim Report on Private Sector Day

Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting Interim Report on Private Sector Day, Thursday 9th March The first day of the inaugural Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting took place at Lancaster House in London on Thursday 9th March with a day dedicated to dialogue with the private sector. Convened by the Commonwealth Enterprise and... read more


First ever meeting of Commonwealth Trade Ministers to discuss ways of increasing Commonwealth’s combined exports of goods and services valued at around £2.7 trillion

9th March 2017, London A historic meeting bringing together Trade Ministers from across the Commonwealth will be held in London, hosted by Lord Marland of Odstock, Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. The main aim of the meeting is to explore ways of maximising the Commonwealth Factor –... read more


Commonwealth Trade a ‘Neglected Jewel’, UK MP’s told

Lord Marland has told an International Trade Committee session of the UK Parliament that Commonwealth trading opportunities remain a ‘neglected jewel’, especially from a UK perspective. Speaking in response to a question from Liam Byrne MP, Lord Marland stated that ‘huge markets’ such as Nigeria, Canada and New Zealand presented... read more