Q1. Why are you planning to start exporting?




Q2. Have you identified which country or countries you will target?




Q2. How much research have you done into your target markets?



Start. Are you:



Start. Are you:



Q1. Have you prepared a business plan and cash flow forecast?



Q1. How well do you know and trust your customer?



Q2. Do you have any savings you can invest in the business?



Q2. Where is your customer based?




Q3. Can you get any financing from family or friends?



Q4. Can you borrow personally and use that to help finance the business?



Q3. What is your annual turnover?




Q3. Have you got the financial resources to invest in developing your export business?




Q5. Are you prepared to offer a share in your business in return for finance?



Q4. Where is your customer based?




Q5. What is your annual turnover?




Q4. How are you going to market and sell your products?




Q6. Are you currently claiming any state benefits?



Q6. What currency will you be dealing in?




Q7. How comfortable are you dealing with export finance documentation?



Q1. Have you prepared a cash flow forecast?



Q2. Would your cash flow allow you to meet interest and repayments on additional borrowing?



Q5. How well do you understand the legal issues involved in exporting?




Q1. What payment terms is your supplier asking for?





Q7. What will you be doing about practical issues like contracts and delivery?



Q2. What currency will you be dealing in?




Q4. Do you need funding to buy commercial premises?



Q3. How comfortable are you dealing with import finance documentation



Q3. Can you offer security for bank borrowing?



Q5. Do you need funding to buy equipment or other assets?




Q6. How high is your annual turnover?



Q7. Do you need financing for international trade?



Q8. Are you willing to offer a share in your business in return for finance?



Q9. Do you need the money for a specific project or for general growth financing?



Q1. Are you:



E1. How well do you know and trust your customer?