Exporting can be a great opportunity to develop new customers and increase profits. However, trading internationally presents extra risks and challenges. You can't eliminate these risks altogether, but you can manage and minimise them.
This guide looks at how you can control the risks, and the different risk management and insurance services you might use. It also highlights the importance of understanding your overseas market, and how international agreements can reduce financial and legal risks.
The video below from Invest NI explains some of the risks involved with trading internationally.