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.
59
of the businesses believe they will see growth in the next three years
40
of international companies say bureaucracy is a key operational challenge
28
of companies say that finding trustworthy partners, connections and customers is a key operational challenge in international markets
59
of the businesses believe they will see growth in the next three years
40
of international companies say bureaucracy is a key operational challenge
28
of companies say that finding trustworthy partners, connections and customers is a key operational challenge in international markets

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Overcoming the red tape challenge in international markets
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Making trusted connections to secure international growth 
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