Doing business outside Scotland

Export from Scotland

We help Scottish companies trade successfully in international markets through our 29 overseas offices backed by our local experts and ex-pat business community.

Anne MacColl, Chief Executive of Scottish Development International

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A global mindset is a passport to success

Last year a record number of Scottish businesses, large and small, started thinking globally and branched out overseas.

Whether you’re just starting out, dipping your toe in new markets, or already growing your business abroad we want to help you make the most of international business opportunities.

Scottish Enterprise offers free practical advice and support to guide you through every step – from researching potential export markets, finding the best routes to market and overcoming challenges to accessing finance and setting up overseas.

You'll find useful information and services to help you do business outside Scotland on the Scottish Enterprise website.

  • Access free training, information, advice and one-to-one support
  • Discover which markets are suitable for your products or services 
  • Learn how to develop an international strategy to win a competitive edge

Start your search on the Scottish Enterprise website