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Having been at Spring Fair and spoken to a fair few companies it has become apparent that a lot of companies out there don't know where to start or how to make the next step into the global market place. This is where the Department for International Trade can help UK Companies with a wealth of knowledge and experience. The DIT also encourage and support overseas companies to look at the UK s the best place to set up or expand Business. In case you were wondering what the DIT do:


DIT Responsibilities

- International trade & Investment

- Helping UK companies achieve their potential overseas through exporting

- Encouraging investment in the UK by overseas businesses

- Helping more UK companies to export via online channels

Noel Quinn, Group General manager of Head of Commercial Banking at HSBC states "It has been proven that a business which involves itself in overseas markets will achieve a higher growth rate in revenue than those that are purely domestic" Which is great news for those that are looking to take the leap, so where to start? Below are the Expert Export Advisors by Region who can be your first point of call.


Jane Matty, International Trade Advisor -

Patrick McCarron, UK Relationship Manager -

Suzy Bolton, International Trade Advisor -

Coventry & Warwickshire

Liz Blackford, International Trade Advisor -

Brian Mountford, International Trade Advisor -

East Of England

Mary Lewis, International Trade Advisor East of England -

Herefordshire & Worcestershire

Alison Avery, International Trade Advisor -


Stuart Facey, International Trade Advisor -

Michelle Field, International Trade Advisor London -

Timothy Shaw, Midlands Engine, China -

North West

Divia Patel Smith, International Trade Advisor -

Gill Carr, International Trade Advisor South East -

Adrian Dent, International Trade Advisor South East -

Philip Johnson, International Trade Advisor South East -

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