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Are you looking to trade internationally?

Open to Export is a new online service that helps UK based SMEs to trade internationally.

Expert advice

Businesses can register for free, connect and engage with the exporting community and ask and answer specific export related questions. Answers are provided from UK Trade & Investment officers based in UK Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world, recognised third party experts and experienced small businesses able to help other small businesses on their export journey. The experts providing the advice can also promote themselves through a variety of paid for programmes on the site.

Open to Export has access to more than 2,000 pieces of editorial advice content and event information from 50 different organisations including the CBI, Santander, The Law Society and also Government organisations including the Intellectual Property Office and UK Export Finance.

What information will I find?

As well as many other subject areas, the topics covered are:

  • managing international payments;
  • choosing a translation provider;
  • benefits of attending global conferences; and
  • employment visas.

Economic Development Unit

Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House

01438 242186