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International Trade Portal

Delivered by Lloyds Bank

International trading is a big step forward for your business but it can be difficult to know how to break into a new market. Lloyds have developed the International Trade Portal to give you the background knowledge to plan with confidence and practical resources for every step of the journey, from targeting the right market to making your first shipment.

  1. Identify the right markets
    • The Portal offers comprehensive data on the biggest markets in your industry – and the fastest growing. Import and export flows give you a full picture of where your product is in demand.
  2. Stay compliant
    • Check accurate regulatory information, including import/export controls, shipping requirements and essential documentation.
  3. Understand the market position
    • Over 25,000 sector-specific reports and analyses help you gauge the latest international trends. Get to know the business environment with full trade profiles and economic outlines of each country.
  4. Build relationships
    • Databases of 100,000 buyers and 27,000 suppliers provide everything you need to approach new trading partners. Company entries also give you breakdowns of the value and volume of trade, and the goods involved.
  5. Assess the costs
    • Our calculators let you forecast export prices and import costs, factor in local duties and shipping rates, and convert between currencies
  6. Find new opportunities
    • The Portal gives you direct access to public and private tenders and to directories of professional associations, online marketplaces and trade shows where you can market and sell your products.

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