Presentation on theme: "2 Ian Manzie International Trade Adviser +44 (0) 77 0225 2880 Social media linkedin.com/ukti."— Presentation transcript:
2 Ian Manzie International Trade Adviser +44 (0) Social media linkedin.com/ukti twitter.com/ukti youtube.com/uktiweb flickr.com/ukti blog.ukti.gov.uk
3 Exporting with UKTI Our Mission Our Global Presence Why Export? The London International Trade Team Our Services High Value Opportunities UK Export Finance Any questions?
4 Support UK companies to grow their business through international trade Connect UK business to the world’s top commercial opportunities Attract high quality inward investment to the UK Establish whole-of-government relationships with major wealth creators to increase exports and investment Our Mission
5 Our Global Presence UKTI teams identify business opportunities around the world. They support businesses throughout the UK UKTI has more than 1,200 staff in over 100 overseas markets and around 400 people across UK regions, working locally to support UK businesses and overseas investors The devolved administrations have their own trade teams, delivering services analogous to UKTI’s Our advisers are overwhelmingly from the private sector, with experience in international trade/investment UKTI has more than 1,200 staff in over 100 overseas markets
6 Why Export? Academic research confirms that companies that export: Achieve stronger financial performance Are more productive and innovative than non-exporters Are more resilient to an economic downturn Have a higher profile and more credibility Are more likely to stay in business
42 International Trade Advisers Private sector and market experience UKTI trade support services delivery for London region companies Close working partnership with UKTI DSO, UKEF, London & Partners, London Boroughs, Chambers of Commerce, Banks, Professional Institutes, Trade Associations and Universities The London International Trade Team
Our Services Tradeshow Access Programme Inward trade missions Business opportunities High Value Opportunities Aid-funded business Gateway to Global Growth Open to Export Venture Capital Unit Passport to Export Export Marketing Research Scheme Overseas Market Introduction Service Export Communications Review Events and seminars Outward trade missions
9 UK Export Finance Insures UK exporters against non-payment by their overseas buyers Helps overseas buyers to purchase goods and/or services from UK exporters by guaranteeing bank loans to finance those purchases Shares credit risks with banks in order to assist exporters in the raising of tender and contract bonds, in accessing pre- and post-shipment working capital finance and in securing confirmations of letters of credit Insures UK investors in overseas markets against political risks.