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Norfolk Chamber of Commerce provides first-class help and support, and has fought for a better deal for Norfolk businesses since 1896. Owned and directed by our business members, we support and represent businesses of all shapes and sizes, and sectors across Norfolk to improve skills, infrastructure and reduce regulations through our local, regional and national Chamber network.
Our International Trade Team provides help, support and services to Norfolk companies who are new or experienced at exporting their goods and services overseas. Our wide range of networking events throughout Norfolk, can create opportunities for you to make invaluable contacts, grow your business and build new, lasting commercial relationships. Trading overseas can be complex, so whether you are breaking into a new overseas market for the first time, or you’re already an experienced exporter keen to develop your international operations, you’ll find all the help you need at the Norfolk Chamber, with a friendly and prompt service.
Services for Exporters
The range of service we can offer include:
Full export documentation service delivered by qualified staff, including Certificates of Origins, EUR1/ATR Certificates, Import Certificates and much more
We are the East of England representative for the issue of ATA Carnets on behalf of London Chamber
Norfolk International Trade Advisory Group (NITAG) was set up in 2013 by Norfolk Chamber. We hold quarterly meetings focussing on current topics and trends relating to International Trade.
Translation/Interpretation Service using highly qualified native speaking translators
Extensive Training Course Program delivered by widely experienced trainer, including a wide range of BCC Accredited Courses
Full Letter of Credit Service delivered by highly experience staff, taking away the worry of producing accurate documentation required by the banks
Help, advice and guidance at the other end of the phone, whenever you need it
Monthly electronic International Trade Newsletter highlighted important export related news, events and trade missions
We hold regular International Trade Events focusing on important export related topics and high growth markets, designed for new and existing exporters
Creative Industries - Norwich hosts one of the largest clusters of digital businesses in the UK. Companies such as Proxama, Internet Geeks and Further are working for global customers, pushing the boundaries of digital communication with new and emerging technologies.
Energy - Norfolk is a major energy hub for the entire UK. For over 40 years Norfolk has been the centre of the Southern North Sea production of oil and gas and it has now become a centre for the offshore renewables industry.
Engineering - Norfolk is home to a powerhouse of engineering excellence with an impressive pool of skills and expertise across the whole range of engineering disciplines. Over 1000 engineering companies employ a highly-skilled workforce of around 10,000 who enjoy Norfolk’s ideal work/life balance. Norfolk companies are able to attract and retain highly qualified engineers because of the high levels of innovation and invention; the support networks in the county
Financial Services - Norwich is a major centre for the financial industries and one of the largest general insurance centres in Europe. One in three employees in Norwich work in finance and business services. Over 50 national, international and regional companies are based here
Food and Agriculture - Norfolk has historically been a major centre for agriculture and food production. In the 20th Century the John Innes Centre was one of the leading organisations in the green revolution which through plant breeding enabled food production to keep up with world demand. Norfolk farming maintains its place in world farming through high production efficiencies alongside strong environmental commitment. Norfolk has for example lead the way in environmental policy with the Broads Grazing Marsh Conservation Scheme - the first environmental policy of its type which is now copied worldwide.
Future Science - Norfolk is home to a cluster of internationally-renowned research organisations and businesses based on the Norwich Research Park. With over 11,000 people including 2,700 scientists, it is recognised as an outstanding location for research, innovation and business.
Norwich Research Park is one of Europe's leading centres for research in food, health and the environment, which is underpinned by its research strengths in plant and microbial sciences, diet and nutrition, biomedicine and pharmacy, chemistry and social and computing sciences. Scientists, clinicians and entrepreneurs are working together to tackle the major challenges facing all of us in the 21st Century.