UK: SME challenges related to exports 2017

Challenges SME in the United Kingdom (UK) face selling to foreign markets as of November 2017*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 5, 2019
UK: SME challenges related to exports 2017 This statistic shows the challenges the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the United Kingdom (UK) face when selling on foreign markets as of November 2017. From the responding SMEs exporting in January 2017, 33 percent considered market access limitations to be a challenge.
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Challenges SME in the United Kingdom (UK) face selling to foreign markets as of November 2017*

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Share of exporting businesses
Finding business partners 21%
Market access limitations 33%
Different regulations in other countries 27%
Customs regulations 9%
Language and/or cultural gap 36%
Securing export finance 6%
Poor online payment alternatives to sell online 18%
Large geographical distance from home country 21%
Poor internet connection to sell online 33%
Tax regulations in other countries18%
Other 21%
Share of exporting businesses
Finding business partners 21%
Market access limitations 33%
Different regulations in other countries 27%
Customs regulations 9%
Language and/or cultural gap 36%
Securing export finance 6%
Poor online payment alternatives to sell online 18%
Large geographical distance from home country 21%
Poor internet connection to sell online 33%
Tax regulations in other countries18%
Other 21%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 5, 2019
This statistic shows the challenges the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the United Kingdom (UK) face when selling on foreign markets as of November 2017. From the responding SMEs exporting in January 2017, 33 percent considered market access limitations to be a challenge.
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