Report Summary

Growing and Diversifying the Export Base

This study aims to address two key questions, namely:
  • How can NI grow and diversify its export base, particularly into emerging markets?;
    and
  • How can Government support the growth and diversification of the export base?
This report has been informed by a research process that has inlcuded consultation with public and private sector stakeholders; an online survey of 119 local companies; the review of export support interventions carried out by economic development organisations in neighbouring jurisdictions; and the development of country/ market profiles and market entry strategies for selected export markets.