UK government’s export priorities | Sustainable growth for SMEs | Top 5 e-commerce trends

Posted on 25/03/2021 by DHL Express

Department of International Trade sets out annual export priorities

The Department of International Trade has published a letter to UK Export Finance (UKEF) which sets out the UK government’s priorities for the year ahead.

An export-led recovery, new international markets, green technology and levelling up financial products and services are among the strategic objectives detailed in the letter. Whether you’re an SME or a larger exporter, the plans aim to benefit businesses of all sizes across the UK.

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Sustainable growth strategies for SMEs

The past 12 months has turned business models upside down across a raft of sectors, meaning that many small businesses can no longer rely on established growth strategies.

If you’re finding that your business is struggling or has plateaued, finding the right combination of tools for your company could kick-start sales and unlock the growth you’ve been looking for.

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The latest top 5 e-commerce trends from around the world

The way we pay, what we’re buying online and where we’re spending our money are all changing thanks to the ongoing global e-commerce revolution.

Having already launched its ‘buy now, pay later’ payment solution in the UK and US, PayPal is set to extend its offering to consumers in Australia in June, while consumers in Ireland are increasingly turning to international retailers for their online shopping.

Meanwhile, there’s been an uplift in online chocolate sales and there’s good news for future of the restaurant sector as digital innovation looks set to boost sales. Is your business ready?

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