Thu 21 September 2017
The International Trade Centre at Business West has transformed international trade services, combining regional, national and international expertise, funding and resources. It aligns its Chamber of Commerce objectives with UK and Pan European policy, combining private sector expertise from third party providers and the Banking Sector to benefit businesses and boost export sales in the South West of England. It has helped to create 3,800 jobs and £430m worth of exports to date.
Business West recognised an opportunity to maximise its international trade services to benefit business in the South West of England. The International Trade Centre (ITC) project was born. Now employing over 100 trade advisers, providing digital solutions through eBooks, virtual trade fairs and award-winning documentation fulfilment, combined with Government online resources and globally enabled portals from banking partners – it supports thousands of businesses to embark on their export journey.