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Узнать о Великобритании

Успех в международной торговле зависит не только от вас и ваших клиентов. Изучите деловую информацию о странах, с которыми работаете, ознакомьтесь с различными бизнес-практиками, культурами, обычаями и экономикой.

At a Glance

The islands of the United Kingdom span 93,000 square miles (243,000 square kilometers) that are home to 62.7 million people (2011 estimate), the third largest population in the European Union. Its workforce of 31.45 million (2010 estimate) is employed primarily in services (80.4%, 2006 estimate), followed by industry (18.2%) and agriculture (1.2%).

Financial Facts:
  • Estimated GDP (2010) of US$2.17 trillion or US$34,800 per capita
  • GDP grew 1.3% from 2009-2010
  • Services account for 77.1% of GDP
  • Industry generates 22.1% of GDP. Major industries include machine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment, railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals, coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, textiles, clothing, and other consumer goods.
  • Agriculture generates .9% of GDP

The United Kingdom welcomes your business. The UK market is the fourth largest, according to the World Bank, which ranks it the fourth easiest place to do business in the world (out of 183 economies). The UK includes a robust and affluent marketplace that seeks products and services from all over the world. With a stable regulatory environment and relatively easy-to-clear barriers to entry, the UK can be a highly rewarding place to do business.

Whether you are interested in exporting your goods to the UK or forming a joint venture with a company in the UK, the following resources can help guide you to the key resources you’ll need to make your endeavor a success. While most of the resources that follow are in English, some of the World Bank resources are available in French, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages.

Depending on the type of import or export business you’re running, the requirements by the UK government can be simple or complex. It’s critical that you understand the proper forms and requirements in order to ensure that your transactions go smoothly. This list of resources will help you get an excellent start.