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UK companies are optimistic about the future. But, as our latest Trade Barometer research shows, it is those businesses with international aspirations that are most likely to take a positive view.

Confidence among British businesses – in particular, those with international exposure – has grown over the last three months, although businesses remain anxious about the threats posed by a sluggish domestic economy and Brexit negotiations.

Find out how on board businesses are with exporting, Brexit and international trading.

For all the concern about Brexit, it’s important to recognise that the outlook of British businesses trading overseas is global, says John Carroll, Head of Product Management & International Business, Santander UK.

65% of UK businesses are confident or very confident their businesses will grow over the next three years, the latest edition of the Santander Trade Barometer reveals.

Our latest Trade Barometer paints a picture of a manufacturing sector which, by and large, is rolling up its sleeves and getting on with the job.


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