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Initial Budget thoughts

Initial Budget thoughts

New chairman for EAMA

New Chairman for EAMA

Here are some of our recent initiatives and policy positions.
Manufacturing has a particular importance to the economy, which needs to be better understood.  Two recent reports are especially relevant to this. Read more and view the reports by clicking here.

EAMA 2021 Budget SubmissionEAMA says that there can be no recovery in the UK economy without a strong manufacturing base.  We call for measures to encourage business improvement, innovation and investment across the supply chain, especially among SMEs, and we highlight the value of working with trade associations.

Budget 2021 – Engineering and Machinery Alliance submission.pdf

EAMA believes that UK Export Finance should be on the checklist of every engineering exporter.  As a strategic partner of UKEF, we work to help to raise awareness among exporters and to improve the effectiveness of UKEF’s support.

EAMA alliance secretary Jack Semple gave oral evidence on UK Export Finance to the House of Commons’ international trade committee in April 2021.

Recording: Parliamentlive.tv – International Trade Committee

Transcript: https://committees.parliament.uk/oralevidence/2130/pdf/

EAMA’s written evidence: https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/12437/pdf/

Also in April 2021, EAMA and UKEF jointly presented a webinar on the new General Export Facility.  It can be viewed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0WcLBaJR_w

EAMA and UKEF also jointly held a webinar giving a general introduction to UKEF’s products, which remains relevant.  This was UKEF’s first webinar and can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/2RiOuhP  Password: NtmiMnm7


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