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Department for Business and Trade (DBT)


What is the Business Support?

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. They also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

Their services are provided in over 100 markets throughout the world.

They have tailored support and advice for businesses on how to start exporting or increase the amount of goods and services they sell overseas.

They have local trade offices based around the UK, within each office you can contact an international trade advisor.


The programmes are for those businesses who are currently exporting or exploring new markets.

What could it do for your company?

Read guidance for new, occasional and frequent exporters

Find out about services offered by GREAT partners

Use the selling online overseas tool to find the best marketplaces to showcase your products online - you can take advantage of special deals negotiated by the government for UK businesses and find out more about the government’s e-exporting programme

Apply for overseas export opportunities for your products or services

Create a business profile, which will allow you to promote your products and services to international buyers

Who runs it?

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT).

Greater Lincolnshire businesses - please contact either Dale Atkins or Sarah Dudley.

Rutland businesses - please contact Suzy Bolton.


How to find out more?

To find out more information please click here.

Contact information:

Department for Business and Trade (DBT)

Dale Atkins & Sarah Dudley Rutland Area Suzy Bolton


The International Trade Centre 5 Merus Court Meridian Business Park Leicester LE19 1RJ

(0)7769 301803 / (0)7825 344661 / (0)7825 344677

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