Exporting in the East Midlands

Exports measure the amount of goods or services provided by domestic producers for international customers. The export market is acknowledged to be a driver of productivity, with clear economic benefits for firms.

Over the decade 2003 to 2013 the levels of exporting in the East Midlands have steadily risen from £3b to over £5b with some 8,200 businesses in the East Midlands known to be exporting.

The document below, commissioned by UKTI, sets out the principal findings of a research project to assess the extent of exporting currently taking place across the East Midlands and its five constituent Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).

For more information, contact UKTI East Midlands International Trade Team on 0845 052 4001.


UKTI Exporting Survey (Sept 2014) (1.87 MB)