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

Our services

Start a business in the UK

DIT offers dedicated, professional, personalised assistance to help you locate and expand your business in the UK, read about our investment services 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. Search for export opportunities.


DIT and its partners stage events in the UK and abroad to help companies looking to export. You can browse scheduled events and register for alerts.

Contact us

Department for International Trade Sydney

Level 16, Gateway Building
1 Macquarie Place

Sydney New South Wales 2000

Department for International Trade Brisbane

British Consulate
Level 9, 100 Eagle Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000

Department for International Trade Melbourne

British Consulate
17th Floor, 90 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria

Department for International Trade Perth

British Consulate
Level 12, 251 Adelaide Terrace
Perth Western Australia 6000

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