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Midlands Engine’s North American trade visit seeks businesses

The Department for International Trade is leading the first Midlands Engine market visit to North America and is looking for businesses to join the trip. To read more click here

New business hub for foreign investment set to be based near Birmingham Airport

A new business hub tasked with creating 1,400 jobs and bringing £15m of foreign investment into the Midlands over the next three years, is set to be based near Birmingham Airport. To read more click here

JLR’s record year dented by Chinese headwinds

Turbulence in China has had an adverse impact on the full year performance of vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover. To read more click here

Welcome to the debut of Automechanika Birmingham!

The world’s leading exhibition for the automotive supply chain and aftermarket comes to the UK for the very first time, from 7-9 June. To read more click here

Business Mission to Tianjin & Guangzhou, China

West Midlands companies can take advantage of a subsidised business mission to Tianjin & Guangzhou, China. The mission will run from 24th September to 1st October 2016.

The package includes 2 days in Tianjin (the port city for Beijing) and two days in Guangzhou where bespoke business to business meetings will be organised. The mission is organised in conjunction with NDRC, the Chinese national Economic Development Agency.

For further information contact Mark Schneider at or Joy Holland at

JLR to build first Jaguar XF in China

 JLR has confirmed plans to introduce a new vehicle to its joint venture plant in Changshu, China. To read more click here

African Markets – Meet the Experts Roadshow

Join UKTI for a Roadshow that will showcase six high growth African markets.

Date: 4th February 2016 – Walsall FC

To register go to:

How Exporting can work for you – Meet the experts

1:1 meetings and presentations – 20th January 2016 at the Science Park, Wolverhampton.

To register go to

1,000 jobs after CAD CAM Automotive secures £300m boost

Up to 1,000 jobs will be created on the back of a giant Chinese investment in a West Midlands automotive company. To read more click here

Webinar: Opportunity for the UK Supply Chain in SLOVAKIA

The British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic and UK Trade & Investment will examine the AUTOMOTIVE sector in Slovakia with our expert partners and also investigate potential business opportunities for British Business. To find out more click here

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