About the UK
Why choose the UK
The UK is the world’s fifth largest economy. It offers a robust, business-friendly environment to reliably expand, trade and invest.
Stability and security
A stable legal and regulatory environment in one of the world’s oldest democracies.
Transparency and simplicity
Transparent, flexible corporate law and governance that makes it easy to do business.
Diplomacy and influence
Well-established diplomatic influence around the world, built on the UK’s cultural and political strengths.
How the Department for International Trade helps
We leverage our position at the heart of government to help businesses, buyers and investors successfully do business in the UK.
Speak to us
Our teams are located in UK embassies, high commissions and consulates in cities around the world.