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Thousands of businesses like yours have increased their sales, growth and stability by selling overseas. Explore the potential of exporting with guidance, services and support from the Department for International Trade.

Create your export journey

Answer a few quick questions about what you want to export and your level of experience to get:

  • guidance aimed at your exporting experience level
  • export statistics to start your market research
  • access to services to help you export
Get started

Export readiness

It can be hard to know where to start if you’re new to exporting. And even if you export regularly, there’s always more to know. Get exporting guidance for your experience level.

Guidance

Find information on the areas of exporting you’re dealing with as and when you need it.

Articles:Market research

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Research is an essential first step to selling in a new market. Making decisions based on market data will help you maximise profits and avoid costly mistakes.

Articles:Customer insight

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Find out about potential customers to target them effectively. Once you have overseas customers, nurture the customer relationship with regular face-to-face meetings.

Articles:Finance

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Finding the right financial products for your business can give you a competitive edge in overseas markets and bridge the gap between invoicing and payment.

Articles:Business planning

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Having a well thought out export plan will make it easier to get financial support and make informed decisions on your which markets to enter and which routes to take.

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Think about what currency to invoice in, what to include on a commercial invoice and if you need to insure against non-payment.

Articles:Operations and compliance

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How you market your website, deliver your products and protect your brand will needs consideration when your customers are overseas.

Export services

Our export services help to connect UK businesses with international buyers.

Create an export profile

Create your free trade profile and get promoted to businesses around the world.

Service: Find a buyer

Find online marketplaces

Reach over 2 billion international consumers online. Get exclusive deals negotiated by government on behalf of UK businesses.

Service: Find online marketplaces

Get support to start or grow your UK business

You can get government support and advice to start or grow a business within the UK. Whatever the size of your business, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy can help make it a success. Find out more on www.greatbusiness.gov.uk