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International trade support

As an accredited Chamber of Commerce, our mission is to support trade locally, nationally and globally. We offer an extensive range of services to support business and international trade to flourish. From direct advice, commercial services and funding, we’re on hand to help your business trade with confidence.

Global Business Network

The BCC’s Global Business Network is a comprehensive international network of British Chambers of Commerce and business groups across the world. It’s the driving force behind trade and business internationally, providing a diverse membership of companies ready to share advice and provide trusted connections.



Chamber Foreign Exchange

Through our collaboration with Moneycorp, we can help you to obtain competitive exchange rates, have a dedicated account manager for ongoing FX support and have a free FX health check with transaction analysis.

With global presence and the ability to trade in 120 currencies it has never been a better time to contact us for your FX support. Contact

International Trade Club

Our International Trade Club meets quarterly, exclusively for members to discuss challenges facing businesses trading in the international arena. It’s a trusted platform to share knowledge, advice and exchange trade practices for businesses at the heart of a global trade network.

Trade help desk

Members can access our trade help desk for support, assistance, and extra reassurance when dealing with international trade. It’s designed to answer enquiries that can be dealt with in under ten minutes. For example:

  • Shipping requirements for a given country
  • CPC codes
  • Duty and tax payment calculation
  • Confirmation of requirements for proof of export

Letter of Credit Management

We can help with the Management of a Letter of Credit from start to finish, to include document preparation, documentation presentation to the bank and liaising with the carriers

Customs declaration service

We’ll make your customs declarations through our trusted partners. Save time and resource whilst making sure you’re HMRC compliant by outsourcing your customs declarations to a customs broker.

Department Business and Trade

We partner with the Department for Business and Trade NW to help businesses looking to sell overseas to access support and advice. The DBT offers a range of services to boost export opportunities – first time exporters can gain the knowledge and skills to take advantage of overseas opportunities via events, advice and export masterclasses.

The Export Academy programme is another example of free support from the DBT for small businesses, giving your the know-how to reach new markets and grow your business.