The UK’s Department for Business and Trade (DBT) helps businesses export, drives inward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champion’s free trade.

We are an international economic department responsible for:

  • Supporting and encouraging UK business to drive sustainable international growth.
  • Ensuring the UK remains a leading destination for international investment.
  • Opening markets, moulding the trade environment with new and existing partners which is free and fair.
  • Using trade and investment to underpin the governments agenda for a Global Britain and its ambitions for prosperity, stability, and security worldwide.