Export Dorset: Advice for first time exporters

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Export Dorset: Advice for first time exporters


Between 2014 and 2015 exports of goods to countries outside the EU increased by £3.5bn. With slow growth across the EU, Britain’s trade with the rest of the world is increasing.

We are offering exclusive support for first time exporters, and those considering markets beyond the EU for the first time. If you want your business to grow internationally, you can take advantage of our expertise right now.

What can exports do for your business?

  • Most businesses see an increase in sales within just twelve months of expanding into international markets.
  • Exporting has enabled companies to “fuller utilisation of existing capacity”, and are 34% more productive in their first year than those that don’t sell overseas.
  • Being a UK company that sells to customers at home and overseas can enhance your reputation, which can help to attract more customers. 91% of company say exporting has significantly improved their profile and credibility.
  • Doing business overseas can not only lead directly to growth, but also to improvements in efficiency levels and to fostering ideas for new products and services. Moreover, 70% of companies found that overseas business led to fresh ideas and innovation, upgrading their products and services.

Book yourself onto our exclusive support for first time exporter clinics and learn about the benefits of expanding internationally.

You could be one of the businesses which generates an average growth rate of over 30% through exporting!

So why not get in touch, and book your appointment with an International Trade Adviser today.

A world of opportunities awaits…

For further information, please contact Rob Booth at Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 01202 714807 or rob.booth@dcci.co.uk


01202 741807


Chamber House, Poole, BH12 4NZ

DCCI Platinum Business Partners

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