Exporting can extend your market, boost your turnover and prevent you having too great a dependence on your Northern Ireland based customers. But it isn't always an easy option. Starting to export poses a whole new set of challenges, from identifying promising markets and customers to ensuring that you can fulfil your export contracts. Developing new export markets takes time and money.
A planned approach helps you to identify the best opportunities. It ensures that you understand what's involved, and have the resources and skills you need.