Accelerate your sales in high-growth markets with Extend your Global Reach

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As UK trade levels with mature economies such as the EU and US start to look unsustainable, doing business in Latin America and Asia offers enormous opportunities for British companies to find new customers and make more money. 

If your business proposition is unique, high value and delivers excellence then you have every chance of trading successfully in these markets.

What is this programme about?

Extend Your Global Reach (EYGR) is a new and innovative package of support that is assisting SMEs from the South West to enter new, high growth export markets. 

The programme will support companies from the region in eligible sectors. It aims to boost and accelerate export sales to the chosen market and create an average of 2.5 jobs per company helped. The markets in which support is available are China, India, Southeast Asia and Latin America.

*Please note that new applications for EYGR under the Export for Growth programme are now closed. Support remains available for clients who applied and were accepted on or before the 29th November 2019.*

What is the support being offered?

Qualifying companies will be provided with up to 12 hours of free of charge market entry consultancy. EYGR consultancy is delivered by an experienced, locally-based Market Specialist.

Consultancy is bespoke and can include market readiness preparation, strategy planning, culture training, IP & regulatory advice, market research, introductions, market visit support etc.

Who is eligible for this programme?

We are looking to work with high potential SMEs from the South West that fit the following criteria:

  • Experienced exporter (in certain niche sectors this isn’t necessary)
  • Product/service that is likely to sell well in chosen market (we can help evaluate this)
  • Ability and commitment to invest time and money into market entry process 

 "The meetings with our adviser have truly helped us to shape our international sales strategy. I don't believe we would have achieved the level of understanding of the market place without this help."  - Martin Farmer, Director, Newland-Hardwick Ltd. 

  • How to get started

    If this sounds like your business, and to get one step closer to winning new orders in high-growth markets, please call us on 01275 370 944 or email international@businesswest.co.uk

    *Please note that new applications for EYGR under the Export for Growth programme are now closed. Support remains available for clients who applied and were accepted on or before the 29th November 2019.*

  • Our market guides

    We have guides on all of the markets that we offer entry into, take a look and begin your journey today.

Useful links

  • Doing Business in India - Guide

    Boasting one of the the fastest growing global economies, India is the second largest country in the world by population.

    Find out more
    https://www.businesswest.co.uk/doing-business-india-guide
  • Doing Business in Latin America - Guides

    The growing economies of Latin America offer a huge opportunity for British businesses.

    Find out more
    https://www.businesswest.co.uk/doing-business-latin-america-guides
  • Doing Business in China - Guide

    The great economic success story of the past 30 years, China is now the world's largest economy.

    Find out more
    https://www.businesswest.co.uk/doing-business-china-guide
  • Doing Business in South East Asia - Guides

    The ASEAN market will become the fourth largest single market by 2030.

    Find out more
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