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 offices at the British Embassy in Brasília, British Consulates-General Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and British Consulate in Recife. We also have a representative in Belo Horizonte.


DIT in Brazil helps companies in Britain increase their competitiveness through overseas trade in Brazil. We also offer professional, authoritative and personalised assistance to help companies in Brazil 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 Brasilia

British Embassy
Setor de Embaixadas Sul
Quadra 801, Lote 8

70408-900 Conjunto K Brasilia

Department for International Trade Sao Paulo

British Consulate-General
Rua Ferreira de Araujo
741 - 2 Andar

05428-002 Pinheiros Sao Paulo-SP

Department for International Trade Rio de Janeiro

Praia do Flamengo 284
2º andar

22210-065 Flamengo Rio de Janeiro

Department for International Trade Porto Alegre

Rua Antenor Lemos
57 Conjunto 305/306

90850-100 Bairro Menino Deus Porto Alegre

Department for International Trade Recife

Edifício Empresarial Thomas Edson
Av. Gov. Agamenon
Magalhães 4775
8º andar

50070-160 Ilha do Leite Recife

Department for International Trade Belo Horizonte

Rua Fernandes Tourinho, 669/702

30112-000 Belo Horizonte

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