UK Trade & Investment delivers services to Suffolk businesses seeking to trade overseas. The Suffolk International Trade Team provide the information and practical support to help you to grow your business and profits in international markets.
Felaw Maltings, South Kiln, 42 Felaw Street , Ipswich, IP2 8SQ
Tel: 0845 6419943
Senior International Trade Advisors
John Tingle and Simon Fennelly are chosen for their hands-on experience of international markets. They are available for one-to-one consultations with existing or aspiring exporters, and can offer a range of advice and information, from helping to plan an export strategy, identifying new markets, drawing up agreements with agents or distributors, to knowing who to refer you to on matters of finance, shipping, documentation regulations, insurance and so on.
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0845 2930264 Mobile: 07918 765450
Regional Specialist International Trade Advisors
There are a number of Specialist International Trade Advisors geographically responsible for the East of England.
Graeme Bilton’s focus is also ICT – Tel: 0845 6419927 Mob: 07920 533579 email@example.com
Stephen Cook’s focus is on Food and Agriculture – Tel: 0845 6419926 Mob: 07795 395418 firstname.lastname@example.org
John Marshall’s focus is on Creative and Media – Tel: 01603 767191 Mob: 07717 290306 email@example.com
David Revitt's focus is on Healthcare - Tel: 0845 6419952 Mob: 07770 878154 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Knott organises seminars, clinics and briefings on a variety of topics which local exporters are invited to attend. Often these events are focused on particular markets and attract speakers with great expertise and experience, including commercial officers from posts abroad and Export Promoters seconded from industry.
Tel: 0845 6419943
- UK Trade and Investment website, www.ukti.gov.uk. Visit the site for free to access to market research reports and a wealth of other information on every market in the world.
- Suffolk Chamber of Commerce also provides an Export Documentation service, issuing all types of Export Documents. Click here for further details about the Export Documentation service.
Suffolk Chamber chooses a campaigning theme for each year and for 2013 the Chamber’s board has selected ‘exporting’, under the banner of ‘Exporting is Good for Suffolk’ which echoes the British Chambers of Commerce campaign, 'Exporting is Good for Britain'.
Suffolk International Trade Group is a collaboration between Suffolk Chamber and UKTI East.
SITG runs free business after-hours events, for peer-to-peer export networking and to access free local export support services information.
Helping Chamber members grow their international business.
Quick and accurate communication is essential to trade internationally.
Suffolk Chamber is a major issuer of export documentation in the United Kingdom. We issue European Community Certificates of Origin, Arab-British Certificates of Origin, Invoices, and international trade related documents such as EUR1 and ATR Movement Certificates, or, embassy legalisation.
A Letter of Credit guarantees payment for goods exported overseas, provided you meet all of its conditions. When you export your product or service overseas, your buyer’s bank will open a Letter of Credit. This will contain details of the strict terms and conditions you need to adhere to in order for the bank to release payment. If your company meets all of the stated conditions, payment is guaranteed.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be working in partnership with Pound Gates to help you find the very best insurance cover for your business.