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Advice and support

New to import or export? Get the right support and navigate the challenges of overseas markets

Trading across borders

Trading internationally could open a wealth of opportunity – along with some unique new challenges. It’s important to consider many factors, from local customs to foreign regulations. We can help you seize the opportunities – and mitigate the risks. In our guide you’ll find advice on doing business overseas - from handling red tape to financial forecasting. Get an overview of the key issues and links to detailed information. Should you need it, you can talk to our dedicated team for specialist international support in your sector.


Guide to importing

Importing goods from overseas could help your business cut costs, improve profit margins and gain a competitive advantage. Read our top tips on the key areas to consider.

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Guide to exporting

Selling overseas can be an exciting proposition. There's a lot to consider, like finding export/import partners and foreign trade rules and legislation. Read our guide to help you get started

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Regulatory information

International trade can mean new sources of income and better supply deals. It can also pose new risks. Rely upon our experience and global presence to mitigate risks when you trade overseas.

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Explore international trade support and opportunities

At first buying and selling internationally can seem a daunting process. Working with the right partners can help you branch out to overseas markets with confidence. Visit these UK-based organisations for the right support when you're exploring trade opportunities in new international markets.

Get in touch


New customers

To discuss your unique banking needs, please call SolutionsLine on:

0800 210 0235
Text Relay 18001 0800 210 0235
Mon to Fri 8am-5.30pm (excl. public holidays)
Calls may be recorded.

Existing customers

Please contact your relationship manager.

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