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Monday, February 06, 2017
Apple to Manufacture in India?
Apple is to start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, the state's government has said.

Thursday, January 05, 2017
New Record for New Cars Sold in UK
2016 was a record year for new car sales according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) with sales 2% higher than in 2015, the previous high.

Monday, December 19, 2016
Brexit to Unravel Red Tape
In the Economist this week is an interesting article about the effect of Brexit on the regulations that effect British industry and procurement.

Monday, September 19, 2016
Car Industry On the Move After Brexit
After the Brexit vote, some car firms are moving senior roles out of the UK because of fears over access to the EU common market according to head-hunter DHR International.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Bank of England Leaves Rates Unchanged
In a move that has surprised nobody, the Bank of England has left interest rates at the historic low of 0.25%.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Bond Buying Scheme to Benefit Electricity Firms
The Bank of England’s new bond buying programme will benefit electricity companies the most according to documents published by the bank yesterday.

Monday, September 12, 2016
Studies Reveal Brexit Aftermath
Brexit has only minor effect on the economy according to a recent study by BDO.

Friday, September 09, 2016
UK and India Get Ready for Trade
Despite the UK being unable to agree trade deals with other countries until it has officially left the EU, a group has been set up to help prepare for possible deals in India.

Thursday, September 08, 2016
Pound Hits Two Month High Against the Dollar
The pound hit a two month high against the US dollar, hitting a high of $1.34.

Thursday, September 01, 2016
Pound regaining its value as UK manufacturing thrives -
After the Brexit vote, the pound value fell more than 10% against the euro and dollar. On one hand, this meant that the export market received a boost, but on the other costs for firms have risen significantly.

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