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 & Security Food & Drink.
At £1.6 billion in 2020, the territory is Northern Ireland’s 2nd largest export destination with strength in advanced engineering and healthcare.
The Americas have in-market advisers across the US (Boston, New York, Los Angeles), Chile (Santiago) and Canada (Toronto), 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
- Waste & Recycling
- Fintech & Cybersecurity
- Policing & Security
- Healthcare & Hospital Supply Chain industries
Additional opportunities are also being identified in the US for companies in:
- Health IT
- Digital Health
- Retail Pharmacy (OTC) industries
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.
Guide: Exporting basicsThis guide outlines basic principles of exporting.
Guide: Researching export marketsThis guide outlines the importance of researching customers and export markets online.
Guide: Trading outside the EUThis guide outlines specific information relating to export procedures to countries outside the EU.
Market Guide: Exporting to the USAA guide to what you need to know about exporting to the United States.
Market Guide: Exporting to BrazilA guide to what you need to know about exporting to Brazil.
Market Guide: Exporting to CanadaA guide to what you need to know about exporting to Canada.Find out more
Market Guide: Exporting to ColombiaA guide to what you need to know about exporting to Colombia.Find out more
The latest news, features and video tutorials showcasing the Americas.
Latin America & the Caribbean
Explore from Home: Latin America and the CaribbeanThis video tutorial provides an insight into doing business in Latin American and the Caribbean.
Latin America & the Caribbean
An introduction to Latin America and the CaribbeanThis video tutorial provides an insight into the regions within Latin America and the Caribbean.
Materials Handling IndustryThis video tutorial provides an update on the sector from the Construction and Demolition Recycling Association.
Agri-Tech IndustryThis video tutorial provides an update on the sector from the Canada East Equipment Dealers' Association (CEEDA).
Banking and Financial Services IndustryThis video tutorial provides an update of the sector from a past virtual roundtable.
Field Day uses Invest NI support for sweet smelling successNorthern Ireland home fragrance brand secures export deal in the USA.
Browse upcoming events, exhibitions and virtual webinars showcasing the Americas.
You can contact our offices in the Americas directly or connect with any member of our team via LinkedIn.
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