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Updated 15 July 2015

The National Export Initiative (NEI)

President Obama announced the National Export Initiative (NEI) two years ago, with the goal of doubling exports by 2014. U.S. embassies are committed to supporting U.S. companies to start exporting or grow their exports to the United Kingdom. In this section, you will find a quick description of the United Kingdom as an export market and some suggestions for getting started.

Business Support

The website of the U.S. Embassy in London has a dedicated business support section with information for both U.S. and UK companies.  This section includes information from and about:

The U.S. Commercial Service in the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland,  is part of a global network of trade specialists dedicated to supporting US commercial interests around the world.This office offers a variety of services to US exporters and UK importers and our trade specialists are available to help with your enquiries. For US companies, it can assist in promoting your goods and services into the UK market. If you are a UK company, it can assist you locate a US firm to represent. For further information about these programs, please contact Marcella Marcheso at 020-7408-8033.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's London office which represents the interests of U.S. agriculture and promotes the sale of American food and agricultural, fisheries and forestry products in the UK.


  • The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership(TTIP) LIVE Press Conference starts Friday 24th April at 15:30 CET (14:30 GMT).

  • Business USA logo is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.