Thu 12 December 2013
99% of the world’s population is outside the UK - huge opportunities lie in international tradeNottingham is a perfect base from which to operate internationally.
Not only does it offer the lowest office costs of any of the Core Cities in the UK, but just a 20 minute drive from the city is East Midlands Airport - the largest pure freight airport outside of London, which also provides business connections to over 150 worldwide destinations.
Nottingham is home to Europe’s largest bioscience incubator BioCity.
The University of Nottingham’s reputation is world class and its Asia Business Centre has many connections throughout Asia including business engagement and trade and investment.
Nottingham has a leading Enterprise Zone for Health and Life Sciences which coupled with Nottingham’s world renowned heritage of discovery and innovation gives the city’s businesses a fantastic profile on the international stage.
There is a high concentration of ‘inter-city’ internet fibre routes connecting at a central point in Nottingham providing great connectivity nationally and internationally and Nottingham City Council is investing in building a network of fibre ducting through its tram routes to create a super connected Nottingham which will support international business growth.
With world trade expected to grow by 86% by 2026*, Nottingham’s businesses have enormous growth potential.
For more information on Nottingham’s international strategy please contact:
* Source HSBC 21st February 2012