Santander teams up with UKTI to boost SME exports


UK Trade & Investment and Santander UK have agreed a partnership aimed at breaking down some of the barriers that UK businesses can face when looking to expand their operations abroad. The tie-up will see would-be exporters offered access to expert support, financial and practical assistance and an unrivalled network of international contacts. Santander, which was recently named 'Best International Solutions provider' in 2015 by Business Moneyfacts, will join forces with UKTI on a number of programmes including collaborative trade missions, roundtables and export initiatives to encourage UK SMEs to expand internationally. The bank will offer on-the-ground expertise in countries it has a presence, such as Spain, Poland, Germany, Mexico and Brazil, as well as in territories where it boasts international alliance partners, which currently includes China, India and the UAE. Santander will also support UK businesses via an International Desk in each of the markets it operates in and a Trade Club - an online community of verified Santander clients from around the world.


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