Get help researching export markets

Visit to:

  • get guidance on how to research export markets
  • sign up for seminars and webinars on starting to export or exporting to new markets
  • contact your nearest international trade team to get bespoke research (there’s a charge for this service)

Read the exporting country guides for an overview of:

  • economic and industry information
  • local legal requirements
  • how to protect your intellectual property
  • language and cultural issues

Check for barriers to trading and investing abroad to find out if there’s anything that might slow down or stop your company from exporting goods, providing services or investing in specific countries.

Read the Overseas Business Risk reports for information on political instability, terrorism, crime, corruption, human rights issues and intellectual property risks.

You can check duties and customs procedures for exporting goods to the rest of the world.

Check whether EU wide technical rules or national rules apply if you’re sending goods within the EU. If technical rules or national rules apply, you can get advice from the product contact point for that country.

When you’re ready, get help to find overseas customers and export opportunities.

Ask the export support team a question

If you’re a UK business selling goods or services to Europe, you can contact the UK government export support team.