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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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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Chamber offers FREE 3 month membership
Free introductory 3 month membership offer to access a wide range of training courses, including those delivered by International Trade Matters
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Finalists at the SME National Business Awards!
International Trade Matters has been shortlisted in the category of Best Enterprising Business of the Year for the SME National Awards
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Did you catch our FREE webinar series?
Throughout July our team of specialists hosted 6 exciting and useful webinars covering a wide range of international trade subjects.
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Trade Terms booklet download
Over 300 international trade terms explained in this online guide now available to download for free
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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.


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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