Connect with a UK company

About Us

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has overall responsibility for promoting British trade and investment across the world and building a global appetite for British goods and services.

This means that we encourage and help overseas companies and governments to source British products and services and connect with UK partners; and help potential investors to set up in the UK.

Helpful Links

  • Latest News
  • The UK’s Sector Opportunities

more content

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex.

£15bn

Over the past five years, we have supported approximately £15bn of export contracts in over 50 countries across a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, water, engineering, aerospace, oil and gas, construction and infrastructure.

£50bn

We have a total capacity of £50bn to support exports to more than 200 countries around the world.

Services offered

Connecting overseas buyers with
UK businesses

We link international businesses with the suitable UK partners and suppliers through direct interaction with a Department for International Trade officer, meet-the-buyer events, networking receptions, and product launches.

Tell us what British products and services you need for your business.

Competitive finance support from the UK’s export credit agency


UK Export Finance provides finance solutions and
award-winning support that helps international buyers
trade with the UK.

Here are some of the many reasons to work with us:

Competitive finance

  • Loans or loan-guarantees with competitive rates of interest and payment terms.
  • Range of flexible financing structures including project financing, capital market support and Islamic finance.
  • Support available in 40 currencies.
  • Single finance package for a mix of UK and non-UK supplies.

Affordable payment terms

  • For smaller contracts, we can help your UK trade partners give you time to pay by insuring your payments.

Access to high quality suppliers

  • UK suppliers are attracted by opportunities backed by
    UK Export Finance.
  • We will work with our partners to connect buyers directly with the UK supply chain.

Source with confidence from a UK supplier

  • We can support finance for your new UK trade partners to ensure a reliable supply chain.
  • We can help your new UK trade partners provide contract bonds, such as warranties, advance payment guarantees or performance bonds, and secure working capital to deliver orders.

The UK’s Department for International Trade has commercial officers in more than 100 locations across the world.
They can connect you to UK capability, and UK Export Finance who can support the purchase of UK goods and services.

Close

Rate This

We are always looking for ways to improve your experience. Please tell us what you think below:

(0 = Poor 5 = Excellent)

Overall *

0

1

2

3

4

5

Content

0

1

2

3

4

5

Design

0

1

2

3

4

5

Usability

0

1

2

3

4

5

How likely are you to recommend
this to others?
(0 = Never, 5 = Definitely)

0

1

2

3

4

5