Carry out in-market research

Get an insider’s view of overseas markets by talking to our experts who work there.

We have Trade Advisors based around the world who can offer you expert, practical guidance on how to break into overseas markets. We also run programmes and seminars on specific markets and can help you carry out desk research.

Our Trade Advisors are based in Brazil, China (Beijing and Shanghai), Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Tokyo, Australia, Dubai, Europe, India, London (construction sector), Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and the United States of America. Additionally, specialist food advisors are located in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

We run specific "Market Entry" programmes in the Netherlands and Czech Republic, which have helped many companies make their first sales there.

Through our partnership with the Enterprise Europe Network, we can help your business to research European markets, and identify business partners.

We also organise regular ‘Meet the Buyer’ events offering you the chance to explore export opportunities with groups of buyers from outside Northern Ireland. 

From time to time we run seminars to highlight export opportunities in specific overseas markets.

We may also be able to offer up to ten days’ consultancy per project at a reduced cost to help you undertake specific market research projects.

View our Export Events Programme.


Not sure that this support is right for you? Contact us and we can explore options for your business together.

Our support is subject to eligibility criteria.


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Aug 18, 2015
Researching overseas markets
Aug 18, 2015