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2 February 2017 Issue 132 (Print) ISSN 1469-5162 (Online) ISSN 2051-9524 Regulars India LCCI follows in PM’s footsteps LCCI trade missions Page 17 A host of overseas business opportunities EU and beyond … Page 21 Events Networking opportunities in the extensive LCCI programme Pages 22-23 Croatia Scope for greater trade and investment Chinese ‘gifts’ help put Ethiopia back on track 2016 4-5 Q4 2016 CAPITAL 500: QUARTERLY ECONOMIC SURVEY Q4 October - December 2016 Shock and soar LCCI’s latest quarterly economic survey Kurdistan Infrastructure boost Mexico UK trade relationship more important than ever LCCI in the news Katharine McGee tracks some bumper coverage Page 26 Front cover photo of Prime Minister Theresa May sets out her Brexit vision at Lancaster House London Business Matters is edited by Peter Bishop: pbishop@londonchamber.co.uk Official Publication of London Chamber of Commerce 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP Tel: 020 7248 4444 Fax: 020 7489 0391 www.londonchamber.co.uk CHAMBER CONTACTS Events Victoria Jayne – 020 7203 1875 Export Documents Davor McKinley – 020 7203 1856 Enterprise Europe Network Elena Molinari – 020 7203 1929 Information Alexa Michael – 020 7203 1866 International business Vanessa Vlotides – 020 7203 1838 Membership sales Josie Rogers – 020 7203 1881 Member support Sarah Stein – 020 7203 1713 Patron members Gill Cronin – 020 7203 1913 Trade missions Ruma Deb – 020 7203 1949 Enea Desideri – 020 7203 1822 Media relations Katharine McGee 020 7203 1897 Sponsorship opportunities Angela Reed – 020 7556 2382 BRANCH CONTACTS Croydon Chamber Annabel Fogden – 020 7556 2389 Docklands Business Club and East London Chamber Samantha Shepherd – 020 7203 1965 Ealing Chamber Donna Subero – 020 7556 2394 Hammersmith & Fulham Chamber Donna Subero – 020 7556 2394 London Business Matters is published on behalf of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry by Excel Media Solutions Ltd 6th Floor, Manchester One 53 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3LD Tel: 0161 236 2782 www.excelmediasolutions.co.uk www.londonchamber.co.uk | www.londonbusinessmatters.co.uk PUBLISHING CONTACTS Advertising sales Gina Forshaw – 0161 661 4150 gina.forshaw@excelpublishing.co.uk Production/design Andrew Bellis – 0161 661 4195 andrew.bellis@excelpublishing.co.uk 13 20 18 Two minute interview Jay Blake of space-pod Page 28 Enterprise Europe Network News and events Pages 38 and 40 New members Who has recently joined LCCI? Pages 41-42 Member offers Page 74 Features 14-15 Peter Bishop’s Addis Ababa diary 12 BREXIT UPDATE Q&A LBM’s monthly update on the latest issues Page 6 Government clarification PM May puts her cards on the table at Lancaster House Page 7 Mayor of London Tapping into Brexit advice Page 10 View from Germany Business wary of hard Brexit Page 11 26


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