Tag Archives: Bicycle Association

Figures show fall in bike exports from UK to EU

The Bicycle Association (BA) has provided early analysis to its member companies of the UK trade figures for January 2021, which were released by HMRC today. Bicycle exports from the UK to the EU fell by 60% in value and 32% in volume in January 2021 compared to January 2020, …

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BikeBiz February edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz February is now available online. This month, we hear about key industry trends from Jazz Walia, Adrian Warren and Jez Williman, catch up 2020’s BikeBiz Awards P&A winners Madison and Muc-Off, and look at what Brexit means for the bike industry. This month’s sector guides …

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BA summarises guidance on post-Brexit regulations

The Bicycle Association (BA) has published summary guidance for the wider industry in the UK and beyond of post-Brexit regulations and trade matters. The summary covers: – Product safety and standards – The UKCA mark – UK-EU deal: rules of origin for zero tariffs The guidance can be read here …

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BA holds first session of Independent Retailer Forum

The BA has held the first session of a new forum for the independent bicycle retail sector. The association hosted a dozen leading independent retailers, representing the varied sizes, regions and channels of the sector, in early December, hot on the heels of the independent retailer panel session broadcast during …

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BA informs trade of Government decisions on anti-dumping and Airbus tariffs

The BA has informed its members of two significant Government decisions relating to imports, both issues on which it has engaged closely in recent months. The first relates to the EU anti-dumping measures which currently apply to bikes and e-bikes from China. Although an initial decision from the Department for …

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UK cycling market set to be worth £2.2 billion by end of 2020

The BA has released a new ‘COVID Impact’ report on the UK cycling economy, covering sales from January to October 2020. This follows its publication in June of a baseline report on the UK cycling sector, which provided accurate and granular sales data for calendar years 2018 and 2019. Both …

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