The Americas includes the US (the largest single economy at 25% of global GDP), Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean (the world's fourth largest economy). The territory has 13% of the world's population, a £21 trillion GDP, and has the largest English-speaking market.

Comprising of 37 nations, with both advanced and emerging economies, there is export demand and opportunities in: infrastructure, healthcare, ICT, advanced manufacturing, clean technologies, defence and security, food and drink.

Export sales from Northern Ireland to the territory in 2022 totalled £2.1 billion.

NI Economics Trade Statistics, NISRA, published December 2023

The Americas have in-market advisers across the US (Boston, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco), Canada (Toronto), Chile (Santiago) and Mexico (Mexico City), and a network of in-market consultants under our Trade Advisory Service (TAS).

Across the territory, the in-market team are pursuing export opportunities for Northern Ireland businesses in:

  • Materials handling
  • Aerospace and defence
  • AgriTech
  • Life and health sciences
  • Financial services
  • Technology

Additional opportunities are also being identified in the US for companies in:

  • Waste and recycling
  • Advanced Manufacturing and engineering
  • Infrastructure
  • Green economy and renewable energy
  • Food and drink

Explore up-to-date and in-depth content on the Americas, including export information, with our market guides, features, news stories, events and video tutorials.

Interested in exporting to the Americas? Speak to your Invest NI Client Executive, one of our International Trade Advisers or Contact our Business Support Team


Learn more about exporting to the Americas with our reports and market guides.


The latest news, features and video tutorials showcasing the Americas.


Browse upcoming events, exhibitions and virtual webinars showcasing the Americas.

  • Mexico City Trade Mission

  • Chicago and Toronto Trade Mission

  • AGG1

  • BIO International Convention

  • Canadian Waste to Resource

  • PNAA Advance Conference

  • North America Sports Tech

  • Medica

  • AED Summit

  • National Farm Machinery Show


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