Danske Bank Export First

Danske Bank Export First

Equipping local businesses​​​
  • Develop export capabilities
  • Overcome barriers to export
  • Encourage new market development


New or early exporter?

Danske Bank Export First programme is a dynamic and unique scheme which equips local businesses with the knowledge and confidence to break into new markets for the first time or take their export activity to the next level.

The Export First initiative, in partnership with the
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce external website, inspires you to:

  • Develop exporting capabilities
  • Overcome barriers to export – information, expertise & contacts
  • Encourage new market development
  • Investigate opportunities afforded by new technology
Export First ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Exclusive Incentives

If your business has turnover of up to £1 million and has experienced annual sales growth of at least 15% for the last 2 years or has just started exporting, the following incentives are available to you:

To support your business growth:

  • 1% arranged debit interest rate discount on Invoice Finance or overdraft facilities agreed with us
  • Zero Invoice Finance or overdraft arrangement/renewal fee
  • Zero Asset Finance arrangement fees
To support your business exports:
  • Free inward foreign payments fee
  • 50% reduction on published Trade Finance fees

​These incentives apply for one year from a date agreed between us. After the 12 month period is complete, normal fees and service charges will apply and are detailed in our Fees and service charges explained - Business Accounts PDF leaflet.​

You can get more details of terms and conditions, fees, service charges (including foreign payment and trade finance) and interest rates that may apply to our products from all our branches and on our website. Whether we provide credit depends on your circumstances, and you must be 18 or over. Lending terms and conditions apply. Arranged overdrafts are repayable on demand. This means you will have to repay the overdraft in full when asked to do so. You may need to provide security for overdrafts. We are a member of the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA) and we operate our business in accordance with the ABFA Code for members.​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Key Exporting Solutions

Export Finance Export Finance

Offering solutions designed to reduce trade and credit risks when you trade abroad.

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Markets Markets

Helping you to manage some of the risks associated with foreign currency, interest rate and commodity exposure.
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Learn more about how Danske Bank can help you
break into new markets for the first time.

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