DBT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in South Africa, and South African 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 Trade Office in Johannesburg and Consulate-General in Cape Town.

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 South Africa from the UK

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

On great.gov.uk, DBT provides:

Export licensing and special rules for South Africa

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

Contact us

Department for Business and Trade South Africa

Dunkeld Corner
275 Jan Smuts Avenue
Dunkeld West

South Africa


+ 27 (0) 11 537 7000