International Support 

Thinking and operating globally is an effective way to grow your business. Through our international connections, export programmes, trade and Government networks Business Sheffield can help you to export for the first time or grow your exporting offer by accessing new markets.   Find out how by calling us on 0800 043 55 22 

Sheffield's international connections

Sheffield has a number of special relationships with countries all over the world. Where possible, we aim to maximise our international links by developing bilateral trade and investment opportunities.

Our current relationships are with the following cities:

  • Formal Twinning Links - Bochum in Germany, Donetsk in the Ukraine, Anshan in China, Esteli in Nicaragua.
  • Sister City Links - Pittsburgh in the USA, Kitwe in Zambia, Chengdu in China.
  • Friendship Links - Stara Zagora in Bulgaria, Sheffield in Tasmania, Sappora in Japan, Kawasaki in Japan, Kotli in Kashmir.

 We have proactive business activities with Bochum, Donetsk, Pittsburgh, Chengdu and Kawasaki. 

If you are looking to do business in any of the above cities and need help, please contact us on 0800 043 5522.