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International Trade Week: when is it and how can it benefit my business?

A new, week-long event will be launched next month to help businesses to export their goods and services, it has been announced.

International Trade Week, scheduled to run from 15 to 19 November, will feature international trade experts from Government departments, the UK’s biggest companies, and leading trade federations.

According to the report, the event is aimed at businesses of all sizes who are considering exporting for the first time. Webinars and workshops will explain where to begin, or how to expand existing operations, and highlight available support.

This includes events led by the Department for International Trade (DIT), UK Export Finance, and the Institute of Export & International Trade, on a range of topics, from doing business in the USA, the Middle East, and Asia to digital trade and Free Trade Agreements.

Businesses that export are “more productive” and offer higher wages than firms that do not, but the latest statistics suggest that just one in 10 businesses in the UK trade internationally.

Commenting on the announcement, Minister for Exports, Mike Freer, said: “We want to help more businesses across the UK start exporting so they can seize the wins on offer in the world’s fastest growing markets.

“I’m delighted to announce DIT’s first International Trade Week. Exporting is crucial to the government’s plans to level up and build back better, and this week of events is a great opportunity for businesses to get involved, share advice and learn from the experts.”

Andy Burwell, of the Confederation of British Industry, added: “There has never been a more important time to talk trade, for businesses to embrace it and for all to realise the prizes exporting brings – increased revenue, jobs, innovation and productivity. The International Trade Week must be a launchpad to get our nation exporting.”

Click here to learn more about International Trade Week and how you can get involved.

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