Market Leaders: Breaking down barriers for SME exporters

Battling against a slump in domestic demand is no mean feat for any firm in today's climate, but for SMEs and micro-enterprises, the challenge can be even tougher.

10th February, 2013
Dee Collins, managing director of Dee's Wholefoods.

Battling against a slump in domestic demand is no mean feat for any firm in today's climate, but for SMEs and micro-enterprises with fewer resources and less time, the challenge can be even tougher.

However, Margaret Hearty, InterTradeIreland's director of programmes and business services, said that utilising the opportunities in our closest market could not only stabilise small enterprises, but could lead to growth and even international expansion.

"We know that one of the biggest...

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