DIT 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 DIT’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, DIT 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.

Contact us

Department for International Trade Beijing

British Embassy
11 Guang Hua Lu
100600 Chaoyang District Beijing

Department for International Trade Shanghai

British Consulate-General
British Consulate General Shanghai I 17F Garden Square, 968 West Beijing Rd
200041 Shanghai

Department for International Trade Guangzhou

British Consulate-General
22/F Guangzhou International Finance Centre, 5 Zhujiang Road West, Zhujiang New Town

Department for International Trade Chongqing

Suite 2801, Metropolitan Tower
68 Zuorong Road

400010 Yuzhong District Chongqing

Department for International Trade Wuhan

33F, Pingan Finance Centre, 1628 Zhongshan Avenue, Jiang'an District

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