Overseas opportunities

Chamber research has shown that more than half of its members (56%) currently export, which is significantly higher than the UK average of a third (32%).

Six out of ten businesses in our region are aiming to grow their sales internationally

We can provide information about opportunities around the world to help achieve this ambition.

Other opportunities:

India Roadshow 2019

July 5, 2019

Calling all UK exporters and companies keen to grow their exports to, or investments in, India – the world’s fastest growing G20 economy.

Hear from Crispin Simon, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for South Asia; Rhiannon Harries, director for trade and innovation for South Asia; The Department for International Trade (DIT) India team; and advisors from Invest India,  as well as partners from across the UK, for advice on exporting to and investing in India.

To find out more information click here.

Entering the German Market

July 11, 2019

The German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce and NRW.INVEST GmbH, the state-owned economic development agency of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), are holding a seminar on ‘Entering the German Market: Business Opportunities in North Rhine-Westphalia’ in London on 11 July 2019. The event is aimed at British companies planning to enter the German market and those which have already gained some experience and want to learn about how to adapt to post-Brexit challenges.

To find out more information click here


Energy Exports Conference 2019

 June 18 - 19

The Energy Exports Conference (EEC) is a major new event opening in Aberdeen this summer, aimed at supporting the UK supply chain to export its products, services and expertise into global markets. The Energy Exports Conference will be happening on June 18 - 19 2019 at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre. For more information click here 





Trade mission to Kaluga 

May 20 - 24

The mission will be organised by UK Representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (London) with the support of the Kaluga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Department for International Trade, Russian Embassy, and the Russian Trade Delegation.

To find out more get in touch with Louis Green louis.green@rbcc.com

UK-India week and Leaders' Summit

June 24-28 

The landmark global leadership event is focused on developing strong business and strategic relationships with a packed agenda of impactful events, high calibrespeakers and networking. 

Click here to find out more.

Potential future business opportunity – refinery upgrades in Mexico

The Department for International Trade (DIT) have asked us to highlight a potential future business opportunity in Mexico.

The DIT understand that the Mexican government are looking at the possibility of upgrading up to six onshore oil refineries in the country and that future projects of this type will provide potential business opportunities for UK based supply chain companies. 

As a first step the DIT are looking to identify potential supply chain companies with experience in working on refinery upgrades both in the UK and overseas markets.

If your company has the required experience and would be interested in being kept up to date with the progress of the potential projects in Mexico please contact Chris Wall, Business Specialist at the Department for International Trade: chris.wall@mobile.trade.gov.uk.

Dubai Expo 2020 is a £6bn opportunity for Scottish firms

More than £6bn worth of contracts will be tendered across events, hospitality, security, IT, retail, food and drink and design and creative for the six-month exhibition, which runs from October 2020 to April 2021. Opportunities will arise for developers, contractors, consultants and product solutions in a vast range of sectors - IT, engineering, design, innovation, logistics, tourism, events, overlay packages, security, food and drink, and energy efficiency being just some.

Dubai Expo 2020 is built on a 438 hectare site and is expected to attract 25m visitors over its six month duration. Projects relating to delivering the event are expected to be in the region of $33bn. Expo 2020 announced 20 per cent of all budget would be spent with small and medium enterprises, and to support this, the Expo 2020 team have set up an online portal for companies to submit procurement tenders. 

Please contact the Scottish Development International Expo 2020 Dubai team for futher information or visit the below links

Expo Procurement:



UK Pavilion Opportunities: