The demand is out there.
You should be too.

The UK market might seem big enough for your business. But thinking bigger pays off. Borders needn’t be blockers. Let us help you grow beyond them.

 

85% of companies say exporting has led to a level of growth not otherwise possible.

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Next steps to selling overseas

New to exporting

Trading abroad can boost your profile, credibility and bottom line. Read our straightforward guidance on how to start selling outside the UK.

Occasional exporter

You’ve exported before but haven’t made it a regular part of your business plan. You may be missing a golden opportunity. We can help you seize it.

Exporting regularly

We can help you expand your overseas business with our online services and guidance, as well as listings of new opportunities and funding.

The demand is out there. You should be too.

York bag retailer goes global via e-commerce

Maxwell Scott Bags exports 25% of its products through Amazon. Read how DIT helped the business grow globally via e-commerce.

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Hello Baby’s online growth spurt

Read how DIT helped this retailer of baby products through initial teething pains with online marketplaces, paving the way for big EU sales.

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Selling outside the UK: the basics


Advice and Support

Getting ready to sell overseas

An overview of what you need to be export-ready, from preparing your product and team to managing finances and legal issues.

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Advice and Support

Shipping and logistics

Getting your products where they need to be at the right time is crucial to maintaining a successful export business. Make sure you get help from expert third-parties.

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Advice and Support

Finance for export

Find out about finance for exports and making sure you get paid, as well as finance options offered by UK Export Finance (UKEF) and partner organisations.

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Advice and Support

Reach customers online

How to get the best from online marketplaces that let you trade across multiple countries, as well as how to use social commerce to expand your customer base.

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A world of opportunity awaits.

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Exporting is GREAT partners

We run in partnership with a range of leading companies and organisations that can help grow your business internationally.