International Markets

Companies developing trade overseas can access a wide range of support including market research, statistics, new business contacts, training, overseas trade missions, finance, export documentation supply and certification & Customs requirements such  as VAT and tariff codes. These can help you decide if you should export to a new  market, and advise you on how best to deliver products and services. 

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International Trade Support Options:

International Trade is the exchange of goods or services along international borders. This type of trade allows for a greater competition and more competitive pricing in the market. The competition results in more affordable products for the consumer. The exchange of goods also affects the economy of the world as dictated by supply and demand, making goods and services obtainable which may not otherwise be available to consumers globally.

Department for International Trade (DiT)

Explore the potential of exporting with guidance, services & support from the Department for International Trade. If you want to substantially increase revenue, profits & customer base, consider exporting. Government support is available via the Department for International Trade.

International Trade help and advice

There are a range of local organisations working with DiT offering support services to businesses trading overseas. There is an organisation to support every step of the exporting journey.


The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. Leaving the EU means a number of changes that will affect businesses and individual citizens.
Use the information provided to find out steps to take & how to prepare.
Solent LEP growth hub have created a Brexit readiness pack with a range of strategic partners, and will be delivering a range of advisory clinics on various topics.



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