Nordic-Baltic Export Summit
Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 09:00 to 15:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Business opportunities on your doorstep
Join Mark Prisk MP and the Department for International Trade (DIT) this November, for a day of talks and 1:1 meetings about the export opportunity in the Nordic-Baltic region.
Why export to the Nordic-Baltic Region?
The Nordic-Baltic region has proved to be a very lucrative market for UK companies. With exports of goods & services in excess of 23 billion (GBP) on an annual basis. The Nordic-Baltic countries combined are UK’s 6th largest export market after the US, Germany, Netherlands, France and Ireland. Ahead of large European markets such as Spain, Italy and Turkey. UK exports to the Nordic-Baltic region is approx. 1.4 times greater than the UK’s export to China.
Key markets for UK companies include defence, rail, construction, services, ICT (Cyber, smart cities), Energy (Oil & Gas and LNG), consumer goods, chemicals, food and drink and financial services.
What you will experience?
• Case studies presented by business already successfully exporting in the Nordic-Baltic Region
• Presentation on key market facts, market access, trends and opportunities, including high value opportunities, legal and professional support
• Face to face appointments with trade, legal and financial experts
Programme for the day
9.00am Coffee & registration
10.00am Opening remarks by Mark Prisk MP, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Nordics & Baltics.
10.10am Brief overview of the Nordic-Baltic regions by Christina Liaos Director for DIT in the Nordic-Baltic region
10.30am Examples of success stories from UK business
12.15pm Light refreshments
13.00pm Export Opportunities - Discuss live export opportunities with commercial officers from: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Baltics (general)
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When & Where
Department for International Trade (DIT) - East of England
With professional advisers across more than 100 international markets, the Department for Interntaional Trade (DIT) is the Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy.