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How to start exporting – 9 export essentials | Lyn Palmer

by on November 14, 2013 in Lead story, Retail, Rock 'n Roll, Small Business, South West, Startups

Lyn Palmer, International Trade Manager at Business West gives her top tips for how to get started in export and make your overseas trading a success”

1. Before starting to export, do your homework

Given the number of markets worldwide which have export potential, you need to be prepared and do your research so that you select your market wisely. UK Trade & Investment and your local Chamber of Commerce are a good place to start.

2. Know your market, know your competitors

You need to give your overseas ventures the best chance of success by becoming fully informed about routes to market, trading conditions, product or service suitability, competitor activity, pricing, certification requirements and other key issues.


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