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The International Trade Portal is free to access for all Bank of Scotland business banking and commercial banking customers.
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International trading is a big step forward for your business, but breaking into a new market can seem complicated. We’ve developed the International Trade Portal to give you the background knowledge to plan with confidence and practical resources for every step of the journey, from targeting the right market to making your first shipment.
The Portal offers comprehensive data on the
biggest markets in your industry – and the fastest growing. Import and export
flows give you a full picture of where your product is in demand.
Over 25,000 sector-specific reports and analyses
help you gauge the latest international trends. Get to know the business environment
with full trade profiles and economic outlines of each country.
Databases of 100,000 buyers and 27,000 suppliers
provide everything you need to approach new trading partners. Company entries
also give you breakdowns of the value and volume of trade, and the goods
Our calculators let you forecast export prices
and import costs, factor in local duties and shipping rates, and convert
The Portal gives you direct access to public
and private tenders and to directories of professional associations, online
marketplaces and trade shows where you can market and sell your products.
Lloyds Banking Group is an official partner of the Department for International Trade. As part of our commitment to Helping Britain Prosper Globally, we’ll support 25,000 new exporters by 2020, within the Government’s efforts to help 100,000 businesses export for the first time.
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