I’m new to international trade and business in general. I want to become self employed and be involved in the following:
1) Exporting of scrap material i.e paper, metal plastics etc to India
2) Work as an agent importing handicrafts from India
3) Importing garments from India to be sold via a website portal in the UK.
Frankly I don’t know where to start and get the above off the ground so to speak. Can any help and advice and point me in the right direction.
I am from India and living in UK since last 4 Years. I have a registered company "Indo Scot Impex Ltd". Presently I am in the trade of Beverages but, I am also having a rich experience of 14 Years in International Trade. I have a sound command on Indian market in several products. I can help you in the products line which you are looking to import. Please contact me at my mail id email@example.com so that we can discuss further. Particularly, I can surely help you in Garments import as I have rich contacts in this line.
Thank you for your question.
As you may be aware UKTI offers advice and assistance to UK companies seeking to do business overseas. Can I suggest you contact a member of the international trade team in the West Midlands who will be able to give you more information on the help available to new exporters such as yourself and explain the services we offer. Their contact details are below:
West Midlands International Trade Team
NTI Building, Bartholomew Row,
Birmingham, B5 5JU
T: +44 (0)845 074 3515
For general enquiries about exporting, please contact our Enquiries team on +44 (0)20 7234 3000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope that this helps.