New Northern Powerhouse Partners Named as Exports Rise –

Techbuyer has signed up to support the government’s plan for the Northern Powerhouse, as new figures show the region’s economy is now greater than that of some European nations. The Northern Powerhouse is the UK Government’s ambition to bring together the great cities, towns and businesses of the North of England and Wales to become a powerhouse for the British economy.

Article Summary

  • Global exporters New Balance UK, Playdale, Techbuyer and Hitachi join the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme.
  • Northern Powerhouse exports now account for nearly 20% of the UK’s total goods and services output. Techbuyer is one of the fastest growing tech businesses in Britain with 57% of its sales coming from outside the UK. Employee numbers at the company’s plant in Harrogate, North Yorkshire have increased by almost 200%.
  • Exports have helped propel the value of the Northern Powerhouse economy to £330 billion – greater than the economies of Austria, Belgium or Norway.

Read the full article on the UK Government website here.

This announcement was also picked up by over 25 other local, national and international publications including; Harrogate Advertiser, Insider Media Limited, Bdaily News, Government Business and The World News.


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