Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

DIT offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We provide companies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage.

DIT has a main office in Johannesburg with a support office in Cape Town.

Responsibilities

DIT in South Africa helps companies in Britain increase their competitiveness through overseas trade in South Africa. We also offer professional, authoritative and personalised assistance to help companies in South Africa locate and expand in the UK.

Our services

Set up a business in the UK

DIT offers dedicated, professional, personalised assistance to help you locate and expand your business in the UK. Visit Invest in Great Britain and Northern Ireland or contact us to find out more.

Sourcing products or services from the UK

DIT helps overseas businesses to source UK products and services and connect with UK partners. Read about our services for overseas businesses.

Export from the UK

DIT can assist you on every step of the exporting journey in both the UK and overseas. Read about our exporting services or contact us to find out more.

Export opportunities

DIT provides free international export sales leads from its worldwide network. Find export opportunities.

Events

DIT and its partners stage events in the UK and abroad to help companies looking to export. Search for DIT events.

Contact us

Department for International Trade South Africa

Dunkeld Corner
275 Jan Smuts Avenue
Dunkeld West

Johannesburg
2196
South Africa

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