Ready to find opportunities?

Already an ambitious Scottish export business looking to expand your operations in new markets? Our step-by-step guides will deepen your understanding of your target market and connect you with potential buyers, agents and business partners.

Expand your business in the EU

Why expand in the EU

Realise your business potential in the EU, open a local office or develop existing EU markets.

EU market research and regulations

Guidance on customs, licensing and regulations in the EU single market.

Routes to EU markets

Get help to sell direct to EU consumers through agents and distributors to online marketplaces and licensing.

Logistics in the EU

Get your goods to market, know EU regulations and what sales and service contracts are needed.

Finance for EU exports

Learn about finance options to grow your exports, plus ways to make sure you get paid.

Develop your sales in the EU

Tips on prospecting new leads, securing deals and nurturing your customers.

Reach other markets around the world

We have extensive global reach with 1,200 staff in 14 offices across the UK and a further 33 overseas to help your international business succeed.

Selling into the USA

The USA is no small fry. Spanning four time zones, 50 states and with vast cultural differences.

Explore emerging markets

Find out if your company is ready to build an international business in emerging markets such as India and China.

Want to talk to a market expert?

Our export advisors are on hand to answer your questions about growing your business in markets around the world.