Exporting Excellence

23rd April 2017
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As an island nation, the UK has always looked beyond its borders and has been a world leader in driving international trade.


CIL is excited about how UK businesses can use export as a way to drive growth and company value. In a recent study, the CEBR estimated that if UK SMEs were encouraged to enter new international markets it could deliver £140bn a year in overseas sales. For management teams of medium sized businesses, developing a well thought through export strategy is crucial, either to tackle a market for the first time or to refocus efforts.

CIL worked with over one hundred businesses in 2016, 38% of which were focused on growing internationally. In this research we explore how management teams and investors should focus resource to ensure maximum success.

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