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.

HMRC

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
  • Agri-Tech
  • 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
  • SportsTech
  • Pharma/Bio
  • 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

Preparation

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

Resources

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