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Trade Barometer

Monitoring business sentiment towards growth, risk and international trade

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Helping businesses achieve their international ambitions

We regularly analyse the responses of businesses with the size and ambition to engage in international trade, to provide unique insight into current business attitudes. This helps us to offer the right guidance and support to help businesses achieve their international ambitions.
56
of the businesses believe they will see growth in the next three years
31
of internationally trading businesses use an online platform
42
of all the businesses surveyed say they trade digitally
56
of the businesses believe they will see growth in the next three years
31
of internationally trading businesses use an online platform
42
of all the businesses surveyed say they trade digitally

How to expand your horizons

Britain’s businesses are increasingly global in their international aspirations, new research from the Santander Trade Barometer reveals, with many scouring far-flung markets for the most exciting opportunities to expand. Despite short-term headwinds such as Brexit and slowing global growth, the 2019 edition of the Trade Barometer suggests businesses still have highly ambitious export strategies. Read more

 

 
Understanding the skills challenge 
Businesses’ inability to hire skilled workers may prevent them realising their aspirations for growth, including international expansion Read more
 
Solving the investment conundrum 
Our new Trade Barometer report shows a sharp downturn in spending among UK businesses. Read more

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