Government funding ‘to boost overseas trade opportunities’

The government has awarded £13m of funding to UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) to help boost overseas trade opportunities for 10,000 British companies.

Up to £9m will be used to help small and medium-sized businesses, while £2.5m will be invested to help companies access and win high-value opportunities identified by UKTI.

A further £1.5m will be used for projects including support for UKTI’s work attracting inward investment into the UK economy.