Thursday, April 10th 2014
This week is Export Week. This is something which is essential if Britain is to raise our standard of living and have more and better paid jobs. We need to sell more to the rest of the world.
In many ways, our part of the world is in a strong place when it comes to selling to overseas markets. The Industrial Revolution was built on the back of exporting great goods to the world. West Hartlepool had the third biggest port in the UK, at a time when Britain had an astonishing 20 per cent of all manufacturing output in the world.
But this is not confined to the past. The North East is the ...
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