2. Training and support for exporters

Your business can apply for training and support from the Department for International Trade (DIT) or use DIT’s online services.

New exporters

You can use ExportSavvy to get help with international trade and increasing your exports.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has guidance on overseas business risks for many countries.

Finding new markets and opportunities

You can expand your business using the following services from DIT:

Tradeshows and market visits

You can apply for grants to attend tradeshows from the Tradeshow Access Programme.

Find details of trade events, seminars, webinars, exhibitions and trade missions on the DIT events website.

Defence and security sector

You can get support from the Defence and Security Organisation (DSO).

Aid-funded business

You can get support from the Aid Funded Business service if your company wants to work on projects funded by development banks or aid agencies.


Find your local DIT office.