Increase your export turnover
Yorkshire and the Humber has over 14,500 exporters, exporting nearly £16bn worth of goods in the last 12 months but there is the potential to do much more.
The world is changing. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for emerging markets is around 4.5% year on year, compared to 2.25% for developed markets. Emerging markets propose new business opportunities for you to explore and increase your global presence.
There’s a wide range of support available to help your export journey. Follow the sections below to find out more:
Value of exports of services from Yorkshire and the Humber in 2015 (Office for National Statistics)
Average value of annual exports of goods from Yorkshire and the Humber over the last 4 years (HM Revenue and Customs)
Increase in the value of Y&H exports of goods between 2016 and 2017 (HM Revenue and Customs)
Discuss your next steps with an International Trade Adviser
Whether you’re already working with an adviser or making the initial enquiry.
They can help to highlight new business opportunities for you to expand your global reach.
Our dedicated advisers have years of private sector experience and work with businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber. Book a meeting and receive free and impartial advice today.
Global Growth Programme
The Global Growth Service supports globally ambitious businesses.
The support helps to drive their future growth through a step change in export performance.
We provide a structured programme of support, tailored to your own specific needs. We will partner with you to capitalise on the enormous growth potential available overseas.
Access Business Funding
Apply for a minimum of £1000 of match funded grants through the Exporting for Growth programme.
Eligible businesses, across the Leeds City Region, Sheffield City Region and Humber LEPs, can use the grant to develop their international business.
Funding can be used towards flights and accommodation to agreed target markets, overseas exhibition costs, international marketing materials, website internationalisation and more.
Overseas Market Introduction Service
Our team can put you in contact with representatives in markets around the world.
We can provide tailored work to meet your business needs via the overseas market introduction service.
The service can help you with many areas in your target market such as finding overseas contacts, market advice and introductions, setting up meetings with key business contacts and arranging overseas events to showcase your products.