BDI trip `a success’

The British Design Initiative says its visit to Finland was a `huge success’ for the dozen UK consultancies involved in the export drive. The BDI is planning a similar trade mission to Sweden later this year.

Sixty potential Finnish clients attended the two-day event, which was backed by the Department of Trade and Industry. A BDI spokeswoman claims the consultancies are `confident of securing business’ from the initiative in the near future.

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