Europe benefits from a rich cultural and linguistic diversity, and the countries within the territory form the world's largest trading block with huge import and export opportunities.
Exports from Northern Ireland businesses totalled £7.8 billion in 2021.
NI Economics Trade Statistics, NISRA (2022)
With a population of over 700 million, Europe is home to some of the world's leading market economies. Innovation, as well at its traditional industries will continue to be a success factor for Northern Ireland businesses.
There is an array of sectoral export opportunities for Northern Ireland businesses in Europe including:
- Financial services
- Food & Drink
- Aerospace & Defence
- Life & Health Sciences
- Profession and Legal Services
- Materials Handling
- Green Growth & Renewable Energy
- International Education
- Creative Technologies
Sales to Great Britain from Northern Ireland businesses in 2021, totalled £12.8m.*
*Source: NI Economic Trade Statistics, NISRA (2022)
Europe offers great opportunities for Northern Ireland businesses looking to grow and export.
To support companies Invest NI has a dedicated in-market team with offices in Madrid, Belgium, Dusseldorf, London, Manchester, Dublin and Belfast.
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Peta ConnHead of Territory - EuropeLondon
Jennifer LiuRegional Trade Manager
Jenny Santiago-YoungRegional Director - Investment - Ireland
Charles GoodierRegional Trade Manager - North of England
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