About us

We secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.


Responsibilities

We are responsible for delivering 4 priority outcomes:

  1. Secure world-class free trade agreements and reduce market access barriers, ensuring that consumers and businesses can benefit from both.

  2. Encourage economic growth and a green industrial revolution across all parts of the UK through attracting and retaining inward investment.

  3. Support UK business to take full advantage of trade opportunities, including those arising from delivering free trade agreements, facilitating UK exports.

  4. Champion the rules-based international trading system and operate the UK’s new trading system, including protecting UK businesses from unfair trade practices.

Read our outcome delivery plan to find out more about our priority outcomes and how we will achieve them.

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