Manufacturing organisation EEF has agreed a partnership deal with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) in a bid to boost British exports and attract foreign investors to the UK.
The agreement is part of a strategy by the organisations to build stronger relationships with manufacturers in the UK and to promote the work of UKTI.
EEF said that the deal represented its commitment to helping UKTI achieve its exporting goal of £1trn by 2020.
The organisations are committed to Improving export performance in order to produce a better-balanced economy needed to deliver long-term stability and growth.
UKTI will work together with companies to ensure that manufacturers are aware of the support it provides in finding new markets overseas, as well as smoothing the way for new exporters.
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