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Benchmark your business | Indonesia | Export from the UK

How international is your business?

Located in the sixth most connected country on earth, and as one of the 167,878 SMEs in the UK, your business is a key player in one of the world’s leading economies, and the most successful businesses look to other markets for higher growth.

This week DHL released a new tool that allows you to measure and improve the international performance of your business by benchmarking it against other companies of a similar size.

Offering information about the UK’s top import and export partners, how to find your growth potential and the top ten reasons to increase international business, the DHL benchmarking tool is not to be missed by businesses focusing on discovering new markets.

Benchmark your business today and prepare to grow into international markets.


Improvements fuel Indonesia’s growth

Indonesia’s modern and dynamic economy is the largest in Southeast Asia, and unlike many other neighbouring countries’ manufacturing and export-driven economies, Indonesia’s growth is fuelled largely by consumption and labour productivity improvements.

As the world’s fourth-largest user of Facebook there is strong potential for e-commerce businesses to find success here. Perhaps most remarkable is the prediction that Indonesia’s consuming class will reach 90 million by 2030 – the third highest figure only behind China and India – giving it the potential to become the world’s seventh largest economy.

Find out more about the opportunities when trading with Indonesia in our new guide.


Customs tips when exporting from the UK

When exporting from the UK you must ensure you remain compliant with Customs to make sure your products arrive at their destination without delay.

With information on requirements around invoices, licences and other export documentation, our Customs experts share advice on the documentation that is required to successfully export from the UK in our latest video.

Watch our video to get top Customs tips to help expedite your Customs clearance.


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