With ongoing support from UKTI
, the company has also managed to research the mobile app market in Europe and the US and were able to get a better understanding of the potential export opportunities out there and how to access them.
The event featured a panel discussion with Clive Drinkwater, North West regional director for UKTI
, and longstanding Export Champions Glen Cooper, of ATG Access, and Graham James, of Flexcrete Technologies, who both reflected on the benefits exporting can bring.
Over the past three years, 591 businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire have received help and support from UKTI
, and won a reported PS181.
Mark Robson, UKTI
regional director, said: "In Yorkshire, we have been quick out of the blocks to support MSBs and it is hugely encouraging that just under a third are now working with UKTI
to grow their overseas business.
In Mauritius, the UKTI
office will be operating within the British High Commission.
Awareness levels among small exporters of UKTI
are low, at 50 per cent, with usage even lower at 20 per cent.
Thanks to a UKTI
mission to the region, led by the Prime Minister last year Sweet Mandarin won a ibm pound deal to export to China over the next five years.
In order to benefit from existing market expertise in the Saudi investor market, UKTI
has brought PwC on board as an investment delivery partner.
We will be able to provide details of our programme of activities across all sectors through 2014-15 and beyond and will be able to explain how and where UKTI
support can fit the needs of individual companies.
North West delegation will include Connect Medical Systems, a specialist manufacturer of medical gas distribution equipment; Deemak International Ltd.
It's one thing for the Cuban ambassador to Canada not to mention the minuses of his country's investment climate, such as arbitrary detentions, but it's another thing for a British government office like UKTI
not to warn businesses about this practice by Raul Castro," said a British investor who spoke on background.
Following a Freedom of Information request to the UK Government's inward investment body UKTI
, it has provided a breakdown of the number of jobs - both safeguarded and new - from inward investment projects for all the nations and the regions of the UK.