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Exporting for Business

The Liverpool City Region has an impressive export pedigree trading in markets around the world. The region benefits from a diverse port, airport and Freeport, at the forefront of global trade and worldwide connections.

Growth Platform – Liverpool City Region Growth Company is here to help businesses in the region to start, grow and sustain. Export is a key component in many businesses’ growth journey which we is why we have gathered these resources to assist you.

Recognising the role of international trade in fostering economic growth, The Liverpool City Region Growth Platform is committed to providing assistance to businesses at every stage of their export journey. Whether you are contemplating your first venture into exporting or seeking to expand your activities please contact us to find out different sources of support.

Liverpool City Region Export Support

This programme is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and offers export support to established or new to export business.

It aims to connect them to the broader local regional and national export support ecosystem. Business can benefit from using a Business Diagnostic tool which will result in an export action plan, this will identify barriers, market opportunities, research needs and export funding requirements. Companies with funding requirements will be referred to the Business Growth Team for consideration for export grants that might be available up to January 2025.

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Resources for your business

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Learn to export and join the Export Academy

The UK Export Academy can support your business to grow by giving you the confidence and know-how to land your first, or next overseas deal.

Over 18,000 businesses across the UK have already joined our free training programme. It’s totally free and takes only a few minutes to get started.

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Department for Business & Trade (DBT)

To find out how DBT can help you to sell your products or services overseas please contact

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Speak to your Local Chamber of Commerce

Choose your local authority area below to access support from your local Chamber and to understand how they can help your business.

LCR Export Support

If you would like to discuss how Growth Platform can support your export journey, please fill in your details and a member of the team will contact you.

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LCR Export Support has received £584,000 from the Liverpool City Region’s UK Shared Prosperity (UKSPF) allocation.

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