Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) (formerly UK Trade & Investment - UKTI) is the British Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed in an increasingly global economy. DIT's range of expert services are tailored to the needs of individual businesses to maximise their international success. DIT provides companies with knowledge, advice and practical support.

The DIT are responsible for promoting British trade across the world and ensuring the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities that are open to them.

DIT’s responsibilities are:

  • developing, coordinating and delivering a new trade and investment policy to promote UK business across the globe

  • developing and negotiating free trade agreements and market access deals with non-EU countries

  • negotiating plurilateral trade deals (focused on specific sectors or products)

  • providing operational support for exports and facilitating inward and outward investment

 For a list of regional DIT offices please click here.





To find out how DIT can help your business please 'click' the links below:

Exporting is GREAT

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UK companies are set to benefit from a unique new 5 year programme presenting real-time export opportunities that businesses can apply for online. This is part of a move to get 100,000 additional companies exporting by 2020.

Launched on the 9 November 2015 in Gateshead, Exporting is GREAT is part of the GREAT campaign.

It presents live export opportunities to businesses, across a range of media outlets and digital channels. Hundreds of these export opportunities, with a potential total value of more than £300 million, are hosted on a new platform, with many more set to come online each month.

Exporting is GREAT will provide advice and expertise to support businesses at every step on their exporting journey, from initial interest to selling in market.

This will include a year-long roadshow that will travel the UK, giving face-to-face assistance to potential exporters. It will use the latest technology to connect these businesses with live export opportunities.

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