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Department of International Trade and the IoD Work Together to Reap Benefits of Exporting

14 Feb 2017


The benefits of exporting are undoubted.

Exporting helps companies to grow, and taking those initial steps can prove invaluable. Exporting

businesses are more flexible, more agile and more resilient and through significant productivity gains they go on to be more profitable.  The Department for International Trade (DIT) aims to inspire more businesses to export by demonstrating the volume of overseas demand for products and services as well as the wide range of support that we can offer to help them respond to these opportunities.

DIT has responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world. We are perfectly placed to bring together the whole of government, industry and our extensive overseas network to help UK businesses win lucrative deals. Working with key partners like the Institute of Directors we are determined to help UK companies scale up and take advantage of the global appetite for British goods and services, as well as demonstrate that there has never been a better time for international companies to partner with UK suppliers.

great.gov.uk is a new digital destination for trade, bringing together and connecting UK businesses, and international buyers. New, occasional and frequent exporters can take advantage of a suite of tools plus exclusive deals with some of the world’s leading online marketplaces and by registering with the find a buyer service, businesses can join a searchable directory of UK exporters, which we use to match products and services with worldwide demand.

We are delighted to be working with the Institute of Directors to encourage more companies to export and invite you to complete a short survey to help us research the factors that influence or deter businesses from exporting and how we can continue to improve our services.

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To find out how we can help you connect you with overseas business opportunities do visit our website and/or contact our North West Team.

Visit website

 0333 320 0392   info@tradenw.org

For more information, please contact

0161 247 7634

North West

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