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IPD assists you in establishing trade relations in Europe 



With more than 500 million potential buyers, the European market is one of the most profitable trading centres in the world. Tens of thousands of companies, tour operators, wholesalers and importers are constantly on the lookout for new, premium-quality products.

For you as a small or medium-sized enterprise from one of our partner countries, entering the lucrative European market is now a whole lot easier.

Import Promotion Desk (IPD) brokers contact to suitable trade partners. We support you in your export business to Europe.

We have the expertise and the communication channels to your new business partners. Reap some of these benefits:

  • Comprehensive preparation for the European market – neutral, competent and cost-optimised
  • Information and contacts to a large network of importers and tour operators in Europe
  • Increasing your international market presence


IPD is an initiative of the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA) and sequa gGmbH – the development organisation of German industry.

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) we assist companies in our partner countries in entering the European market, so that they are enabled to increase their innovative capacity, generate added value and improve their competitive position internationally. By these means we contribute towards strengthening the economic structures in our partner countries.

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Become IPD partner

If you are located in one of our partner countries and your offers fit into one of our product groups, we can support you. 

Get in touch with us!

We provide you with details about the IPD evaluation process.

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Your products for Europe
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Fresh produce

Especially in the winter months, the demand for fresh products is high - use this opportunity to export your products.

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Cut flowers

European consumers love colourful flowers from all over the world. With our support you can get a piece of this lucrative market. 

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Natural ingredients

Herbs, spices, oils and much more are important for many different industries in Europe. Have a look here what is needed specifically. 

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Sustainable tourism

Those who can offer touristic attractions in their home countries off the beaten track can win new customers in Europe. 

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Sustainable wood products

Can you supply sustainable wood products from legal  sources? Then you are a sought-after trading partner for Europe. 

We connect you with your new business partners.

Check out the products and offers that will give you good chances on the European market.

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Our partner countries