There is whole array of support for SMEs looking to launch into ASEAN and the UKABC’s Roadshows was a one-stop-shop that brought together all this help. DIT, the local UK Chambers of Commerce and the British Chambers of Commerce based in ASEAN are key ingredients in any export success.
Chris Wren, Executive Director of the British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia reflected on the Roadshow “British SMEs should be reassured that Southeast Asia key stakeholders, UKABC, your local chamber, the British Chambers in ASEAN and DIT, are working collaboratively to present new export opportunities in the world’s most dynamic markets. During the Roadshow, we all met adaptable and strategic companies. With persistence and patience, many have a great chance to extending their exporting footprint into Southeast Asia “.