Useful tips and information if you’re looking to start trading abroad
Whether you're starting an import export business, or your existing business is ready to expand overseas, this guide provides insights on some things to consider when starting to export.
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These resources may provide further useful information on exporting overseas
We’ve listed resources that might be of interest to you below, but please note this is not advice or a recommendation. There may be other options available to you and it’s important that you do your own independent research.
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Department for International Trade
The Department for International Trade also has a lot of useful content for businesses looking to access new markets abroad.
We are currently in a transition period for leaving the EU which will last until the end of 2020. There are actions that you can take now to prepare your business which do not depend on negotiations.
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