The Northern Powerhouse is recognised across the world as home to billions of pounds worth of exciting opportunities for international investors. We have an abundance of opportunities and projects from across the region, representing a variety of sectors from energy, automotive, aerospace, tech, advanced manufacturing, life sciences, financial, business, professional services and digital.
The Northern Powerhouse is a popular destination for international investment, with nearly 40,000 new jobs created between April 2015 and March 2018.
Northern Powerhouse export performance is also strong. International demand for high quality, innovative products and services from Northern businesses is growing, and in the year to March 2019 the region exported £59.6bn worth of goods overseas.
Northern Powerhouse companies have the opportunity to join select trade missions tailored to Northern Powerhouse sector strengths. To find out about forthcoming trade missions and events please follow the link at the bottom of this page.
If you are a northern-based UK business please see our advice and guidance on exporting. Alternatively, connect with your local international trade office.