Export Support Service - International Markets (China)

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The Export Support Service (ESS-IM) provides free support for UK businesses looking to export to China or expand their current businesses in the China market.. Eligible businesses receive bespoke one-to-one guidance, specialist market information, and introductions to service providers. 

If you would like to learn more about the market before making any business plans, or you are seeking in-market advice to help to shape your business strategy, ESS-IM is here to support!

What Support Can I Get?

A one-to-one online consultation with a sector-specialised adviser who will work with you to understand your specific needs and tailor their advice accordingly.

Sector reports and thematic guides covering a wide range of topics to help you better prepare to start or continue exporting to the China market.

Introductions to service providers who can help you with issues on a commercial basis, including market research, regulatory support, and IP protection.

We can help you explore questions like:

  • Who your clients may be, whether from a B2B or B2C perspective
  • How you could expand your reach and develop new markets
  • How you can establish or strengthen a presence
  • What practical next steps you can take
  • What obstacles you may face and how you can overcome them

Get in touch

Sign up with ESS-IM (China) by clicking on the ‘Register now’ button below. You will be asked some questions about your business, export experience and aspirations which should take only take a few minutes to answer.

If you have any questions, please contact ExportSupport.China@fcdo.gov.uk