Support for Exporters from the Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) in London provides a range of services to support firms to start exporting and expand into new markets. Services include:

Aid Funded Business

The Aid Funded Business service helps firms of any size and turnover to supply their goods and services to international aid agencies.

Business Risk Guides

DIT and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) publish regular business risk guides. The guides provide information on potential risks when trading in around 100 different countries.

E-Exporting Programme

DIT’s E-Exporting Programme supports UK retailers and brands to export their products overseas via e-commerce. This scheme is designed for retailers that are new to selling online, as well as those that already sell online but need tailored help or support to sell on multiple platforms.

Music Export Growth Scheme

The Music Export Growth Scheme provides grants from £5,000 to £50,000 to independent music companies to support them with marketing campaigns when introducing successful UK music projects overseas.

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