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, acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business.

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.

Our team in the United States works to promote UK-US trade and investment through our offices at the British Embassy in Washington as well as the British Consulates General in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco.


DIT is helping companies in Britain increase their competitiveness through overseas trade and investments and attracting a continuing high-level of quality foreign direct investment. Our offices in the United States offer professional, authoritative and personalised assistance to help US companies 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.

Our people

  • Antonia Romeo

    Director-General Economic and Commercial Affairs USA

Contact us

Department for International Trade USA

British Consulate General New York
845 Third Avenue
New York NY 10022

The central co-ordination team in New York manages and directs all enquiries for the US network

Corporate information