What we do

UKTI works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports. We encourage and support overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up or expand their business.

UKTI is a non-ministerial department.

Read more about what we do

We work on these topics

  1. Trade and investment

    Overseas trade and inward investment are vital for the UK's prosperity. Through its trade and investment policies, the government aims to help UK businesses succeed internationally and encourage overseas companies to work with the UK. Read more

Our policies

  1. Creating a lasting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Making sure the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games continue to benefit the whole country for many years.

  2. Increasing the UK’s exports and attracting inward investment

    Helping businesses increase their exports and making the UK more competitive.

  3. Strengthening UK relationships in Asia, Latin America and Africa to support UK prosperity and security

    Opening up new markets for secure trade and investment with British businesses

See all our policies

Documents

Our announcements

Our publications

  1. Exporting to Sweden

    • 15 April 2014
    • Guidance
  2. Guide to UK Life Sciences

    • 14 April 2014
    • Guidance

See all our publications

Our ministers

Our management

    Contact UKTI

    UKTI head office

    1 Victoria Street
    London
    SW1H 0ET

    For general enquires, including information on exporting overseas contact UKTI head office.

    UKTI Investment Services Team

    Overseas companies can contact the UKTI Investment Services Team for information about setting up in the UK including the help that is available.

    UKTI East of England

    BioPark
    Broadwater Road

    Welwyn Garden City
    Hertfordshire

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI East Midlands

    Innovation House
    Derby
    East Midlands
    DE21 7BF

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI London

    10-12 Queen Elizabeth Street
    London
    SE1 2JN

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI North East

    1 Hylton Park
    Wessington Way

    Sunderland
    SR5 3HD

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI North West

    Warren Bruce Court
    Warren Bruce Road
    Trafford Park

    Manchester
    M17 1LB

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI South East

    Unit 10
    Fulcrum
    2 Solent Way
    Whiteley

    Fareham
    PO15 7FN

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI South West

    Leigh Court
    Abbots Leigh

    Bristol
    BS8 3RA

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI West Midlands

    75 Harborne Road

    Birmingham
    B15 3DH

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    UKTI Yorkshire and the Humber

    County Way
    Barnsley
    S70 2JW

    Contact your local UKTI office for enquiries about exporting and find out how UKTI can help.

    Business Wales

    Business in Wales are assisted in international trade by Business Wales.

    Invest Northern Ireland

    Businesses in Northern Ireland are assisted in international trade by Invest Northern Ireland.

    Scottish Enterprise

    Businesses in Scotland are assisted in international trade by Scottish Enterprise

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