Exporting is no different to domestic trade in the sense that businesses face a combination of challenges that must be overcome in order to create new sales and make a profit.
These differ depending on the size of your business, the sector, who your customers are and of course the general economic conditions.
Just as with local trading, successful exporting depends on recognising potential barriers your business is likely to face. There are some general challenges for all exporters and others that are specific to your business. These should be dealt with systematically.
Examples of general challenges faced when exporting include:
Examples of challenges that differ from organisation to organisation include:
To help you decide if exporting would work for your business we have a series of videos by Clive Drinkwater from UKTI.
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