Customs & Compliance
Customs & Compliance

Experts in documentation and international standards

Overseas Business Development
Overseas Business Development

market research – missions & delegations – export strategy – pr & marketing – supply chain development – regional specialists

Unlock Your Export Potential
Unlock Your Export Potential

There’s never been a better time…

Independent export and international trade specialists

Overseas Business Development

Overseas Business Development

International Trade Matters Ltd supports your organisation to develop trade opportunities, analysing new markets, organising delegations and making introductions.

Specialists are on-hand to provide expertise from the early stages of Market Research, and Strategy Development through to Agents & Distributors, International PR and Currency, alongside Regional and Industry Speciific guidance.

This wealth of experience, combined with access to a number of key trade organisations and services presents the best possible opportunity for an international trade relationship to develop for your business.

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Latest Articles

Doing business over’C’s?
For each international contract of sale or purchase some, or all, of the Categories below could be applicable. It is a useful tool with similarities to 5S or 5Y’s but with an application for exporters and/or importers.
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Rethinking Market Entry – Virtually
Virtual market entry, by nature, is deliberate. Setting up the necessary infrastructure to sell effectively and efficiently in a chosen market, is extremely important to this market entry model
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Compliance, documentation and standards

Compliance, documentation and standards

Your product or service may be ready to export, and your market may be ready to receive –

– but are you ready to process and ship orders?

Maybe you’ve been trading successfully with European countries for years. With Brexit looming, it is clear that compliance documentation is set to increase in volume.

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International Trade News Desk

Trade Terms booklet download
Over 300 international trade terms explained in this online guide now available to download for free
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July Webinars
FREE international trade webinars for the month of July - a presentation by the featured specialist, followed by a Q&A session in which attendees will be invited to join the conversation.
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SPOTLIGHT ON: South West Global Success Stories
This month International Trade Matters is shining a light on some of the South West’s quiet export success stories during, and coming out of Covid-19 lockdown.
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Training, Mentoring & Coaching

Training, Mentoring & Coaching

Whether you’re just starting your journey, ready to launch or already trading overseas, our specialists are able to assess your processes and provide expertise to make exporting go as smoothly as possible.

International Trade Matters Ltd provides one-to-one support for those directly involved with the exporting function.

This could involve a visit every month to establish a trusted source of advice, advice through a dedicated helpline, or advice on how to respond to queries.

Media

Accessing New Markets
International Trade is about relationships. To succeed you need to […]
What is a Free Trade Agreement?
A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is an agreement or contract between two […]
5 Things You Need To Know About Tariff Classification
Do you know if you're paying the correct duty on exported and imported […]

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International Trade Matters

International Trade Matters

If you’re looking to export or would like to improve your exporting business, International Trade Matters Ltd can help.

With more than 45 years’ experience in overseas business, our experts can provide a bespoke package of business tools to ensure the best possible success in your chosen markets. Read on to discover how we can help you, whether you’re a British company wishing to trade with other countries, or an overseas company hoping to explore the UK market.

Testimonials & reviews…

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What people say about International Trade Matters Ltd

You have been invaluable and put us onto people who have been most helpful and given good advice.

Rebecca Osborne – Green Resource Engineering green-resource-engineering-export-uk-trade

I can not overemphasize the importance of creating a standard quotation template that clearly and concisely covers and addresses all aspects of a potential sale – from products, Incoterms, taxes, duties, through to legal jurisdiction, payment terms and currency, etc

Jon Small – Sharp & Tappin Technology Ltd sharp-and-tappin-01

I implemented most of your recommendations from our meetings and now have a scalable business ready to take advantage of the quickly changing demands.

Peter Harrison – Ocean Footprint Ltd Ocean-Footprint_12-16_final_12