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The Department for International Trade publish UK FinTech report

In April 2019 the Department for International Trade published the a report on "UK FinTech - State Of the Nation."

The report showcases the UK’s position as a preeminent destination for FinTech, covering the UK’s past successes, current state, and future objectives in key areas that include: technology demand, FinTech across the UK, capital, regulation, talent and skills, diversity and some key government initiatives.

For the East of England, the report outlines FIG Norwich’s commitment to developing a supportive ecosystem in the region, recognised internationally as a centre of excellence of FinTech. (Page 18)

Click here to read the full report


The Department for International Trade in the East of England

The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) customised business support services in the East of England provide an outstanding opportunity for businesses to grow internationally.

The support from the East of England trade team includes:

  • Professional and impartial international advice
  • Sector-specific expertise
  • Help with developing and implementing successful international strategies
  • In-depth knowledge of your target market
  • In-market help and support from commercial specialists around the world
  • Access to targeted overseas business opportunities

To find out more about the DIT services that are available in the region email: eastinfo@mobile.trade.gov.uk or call: 01707 398 078.

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