International Trade

Articles, news and advice for SME owners and managers on the topic of International Trade.


UK set for boost in international trade

The UK economy is likely to benefit from an increase in international trade over the next three months, according to a study.


Businesses ignore emerging markets

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are focused on exports to the world's lower growth markets at the expense of developing trade with high-growth emerging markets, research finds.


SMEs look to go international in 2011

Many small businesses are setting their sights on trading abroad for the first time next year, research finds.


SMEs must look beyond domestic shores

British businesses are missing the opportunity to compete in the global marketplace, research finds.


LDA unveils UK-India SMB initiative

The London Development Agency (LDA) has launched a scholarship programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) build international trade links.

Finding and selling to customers

Watch out for the language barrier

One might think that the confidence, even arrogance, of the British in the pervasive nature of our mother tongue would successfully see us through the maze of overseas expansion. In fact, in the minds of many of the UK’s exporters there are no barriers. However, because of Britain’s long-standing unwillingness to communicate in foreign languages we may be offending some clients and possibly ignoring others.

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