DBT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in China, and Chinese companies set up and invest in the UK.

We offer expertise and contacts through our extensive network of specialists in the UK, and staff in the British Embassy in Beijing and offices located in Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Wuhan.

Set up a business and invest in the UK

Discover investment opportunities and learn how your business can expand to the UK on great.gov.uk.

Buy from the UK

Find exceptional and creative UK trade partners with DBT’s Find a Supplier service on great.gov.uk.

Export to China from the UK

UK companies can increase their sales, growth and stability by selling to China.

On great.gov.uk, DBT provides:

Export licensing and special rules for China

Information on products or services which require licences for supply outside of the UK.

Arms embargo and other restrictions on China

Details of any arms embargoes, trade control restrictions, defence export policies and restrictions on terrorist organisations which may apply to China.