Overseas market support

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What's involved?

Benefit from market insights, practical advice and valuable business contacts through our thirty international field offices. Our overseas market support can help you research international markets thoroughly through the following services.


  • Help to arrange meetings or market visits to assess export potential
  • In-country visit support from our commercial experts, including DIT and partner agencies

Strategy and entry

  • Recommendations on how best to tailor your messages to an international audience through DIT’s Export Communications Review
  • Advice on marketing strategies
  • Help to design and develop promotional material to support your company’s entry to an overseas market

Office space

  • Offices available for lease in the USA and Singapore through our market entry support to help you get a foothold in North America and South East Asia


  • An international matchmaking service offering connections and introductions to potential business contacts and partners


  • Extensive tailored research support in European markets through our partners at Enterprise Europe Network Scotland
  • Detailed information on market size, market structure, trade tariffs, market regulations and business culture
  • An overseas market report giving you a snapshot of local market and sector opportunities from in-country experts, also referred to as DIT’s Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS)

How our services help companies like yours