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Department for International Trade

Helping businesses export and grow into global markets

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

Network Summary


Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. We also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

Our services are provided in over 100 markets throughout the world. They are delivered by:

- Over 1,200 staff outside the UK

- Around 500 staff in our London and Glasgow headquarters

- Around 400 staff based in the English regions.

We are passionate about what we do. That’s why we constantly review our services in light of customer feedback and the impact they offer, which means they’ll vary from time to time.