A business chief has welcomed Trade Minister Lord Livingston’s announcement of tailored export help for all mid-sized businesses.
George Cowcher, Chief Executive of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chambers of Commerce, said: “The Chamber welcomes this move to increase exports, which in turn will create jobs and wealth regionally and nationally.
“As a Chamber of Commerce, DNLCC is part of the Global Chambers Project, which involves working with Chambers of Commerce around the world to drive international trade.
“For many years Chambers of Commerce has been the globally-recognised brand for international trade and individually, regionally, nationally and globally Chambers work closely with governments and partners such as UKTI to help businesses seek out and capitalise on overseas markets.
“DNLCC hosts an annual international trade exhibition and conference, takes businesses on trade delegations to existing and rising economies, offers a complete export paperwork service and delivers a comprehensive international trade training programme, and will continue to do so. All DNLCC services are already tailored to individual company needs.
“What is not yet known is the detail of how the Government plans to deliver its new export drive but DNLCC will do whatever it can to work with the various agencies to ensure it is properly and effectively delivered and hope Government will utilise the expertise and connections DNLCC, British Chambers of Commerce and the Global Chambers Project have to make it work.”