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Yorkshire exporters offered match funding to tap into overseas markets

posted 18 Oct 2017, 01:53 by RiDO Rotherham   [ updated 18 Oct 2017, 01:53 ]
Yorkshire businesses new to exporting or already selling overseas could be eligible for match funding worth up to £5,000 towards the costs of investigating new international markets. The £6.7m European programme was highlighted by ExportExchange, the free peer-to-peer overseas trade network for businesses.

Under the £6.7m European Regional Development Fund, Exporting for Growth programme SMEs in the Sheffield City Regions and the Humber LEP can access match funding of up to 60 per cent of the costs of developing exports.

Investment eligible for financial support under the programme, which is delivered by Enterprise Growth Solutions, includes overseas travel, international exhibition costs, language training and export consultancy. Registering products in new markets and developing internationally targeted marketing materials is also eligible.

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