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.
In 2020, Northern Ireland businesses exported over £17.2bn in goods and services to Europe.
Broad Economy Sales and Exports Survey, 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
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.
Explore up-to-date and in-depth content on Europe, including export information, with our market guides, features, news stories, events and video tutorials.
Interested in exporting to Europe? Speak to your Invest NI Client Executive, one of our International Trade Advisers or Contact our Business Support Team
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Republic of Ireland
Derek AndrewsHead of Territory - Europe
Jenny Santiago-YoungRegional Director - Ireland
Charles GoodierRegional Manager Midlands, N. England & Scotland
Jennifer LiuHead of Trade, Europe
Amy DaltonRegional Director - Benelux
Emma NaismithRegional Director - Spain, Portugal and Italy
Markus RehkoppSenior Trade Advisor - Germany
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