DIT Export Support Services
DIT e-Exporting Programme
Department for International Trade (DIT) e-Exporting Programme can help UK companies and brands sell products overseas through online channels.
By joining DIT’s e-Exporting Programme, UK companies and brands can reach consumers overseas through e-marketplaces.
An e-marketplace is an online location that provides a platform for companies of all sizes to do business through e-commerce. Popular e-marketplaces include Amazon, Tmall and eBay. DIT have identified over 400 e-marketplaces worldwide.
For further information please visit: www.gov.uk/e-exporting
The DIT Webinar service runs hundreds of free hour long internet events covering topics, sectors and countries around the world, helping you shape your export plan.
These events allow you to interact with the experts in specific sectors and countries and allow you to ask questions to enhance your knowledge.
To see upcoming DIT Webinars, please visit: www.events.ukti.gov.uk/ and search for webinars
Export Communication Review (ECR)
An Export Communications Review (ECR) will help you develop an international communications strategy. This can help your business overcome language and cultural barriers such as.
- Poor sales because your promotional literature or website does not take account of cultural differences
- Contracts exposing your company to commercial risks if they have not been professionally translated
- Orders not being processed if they are in a language your company has no skills in
For more information please visit: www.gov.uk/export-communications-review
EMRS (The Export Marketing Research Scheme)
The Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS) gives companies free independent advice on how to carry out marketing research. It can help them decide if they should export to a new market, and advise them on how best to deliver products and services. It can also provide financial support for their marketing research project in certain circumstances.
For more information please visit; www.gov.uk/export-marketing-research-scheme
DIT Business Opportunities
DIT Business Opportunities helps businesses find overseas contacts, tenders and projects.
For further information please visit: https://www.exportingisgreat.gov.uk/opportunities/
Check out our new DIT Business Opportunities animated video on You Tube - http://youtu.be/P2ULWB04l5I
To view the latest business opportunities for our sector, please click here.
DIT Mid-Sized Business Programme
Tailored support and advice for mid-sized businesses to expand with dedicated support from an experienced International Trade Advisor.
To discover how the mid-sized business programme can assist you, please visit: www.gov.uk/medium-sized-business
DIT Open to Export
Open to Export will provide you with invaluable export knowledge from trusted sources, if you are a new or inexperienced export business you will benefit from Open to Export.
For more information please visit: http://opentoexport.com/
Basics of Exporting
Information on the benefits of exporting for UK companies and sources of advice, best practice and help.
For more information please visit: www.gov.uk/basics-of-exporting
ExportSavvy is an online tool allowing exporters to access exporting help from the comfort of their office or even home. The service guides businesses through the things they need to think about when they plan, carry out and evaluate export activity. This is done through short briefings on topics such as finding a partner. The tool also has 15 minute video modules where advisers, overseas distributors and SME exporters talk about their experience”. To find out more about ExportSavvy go to www.exportsavvy.co.uk/