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17 Oct

Latest employment figures confirm robust regional economy

Employment in the East Midlands continues to evidence a robust regional economy according to figures released this morning.

17 Oct

Shell Springboard: Calling all low-carbon SME's

The application window for Shell Springboard is now open and will close at 10am on Monday, 29th October.

15 Oct

Search has started for the year's most enterprising women

The annual quest to find the region’s most successful and inspirational businesswomen has begun.

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 and Customs requirements such as VAT and tariff codes.

It can help you decide if you should export to a new market, and advise you on how best to deliver products and services.

International Trade Help and Advice

Companies and organisations offering services for those wishing to trade overseas.


Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade (DIT) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets.


Researching Sectors & Markets

Sources of support and advice on how to carry out export market research.