DIT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in Iraq, and Iraqi 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 Iraq which covers trade in the centre and south of the country – including Basra, and in the British Consulate in Erbil, covering trade in the Kurdistan region.
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 Iraq from the UK
UK companies can increase their sales, growth and stability by selling to Iraq.
Our export guide to Iraq provides essential information for new and established exporters.
On great.gov.uk, DIT provides:
- practical export advice
- export opportunities
- events for exporters and international buyers
- export finance and related guidance
Export licensing and special rules for Iraq
Arms embargo and other restrictions on Iraq
Details of any arms embargoes, trade control restrictions, defence export policies and restrictions on terrorist organisations which may apply to Iraq.
Financial sanctions on Iraq
Department for International Trade Baghdad
Department for International Trade Erbil
Sunday to Wednesday: 8am to 4pm; Thursday: 8am to 2pm