DIT helps businesses export, drives inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade.
The Trade and Agriculture Commission has travelled hundreds of virtual miles, from the South West to Wales & NI. Next it heads to Scotland, followed by the North & the Midlands, as it speaks to all of the UK about the best trade policy for our farmers & food producers.
The UK & Thailand have joined forces to create cities of the future by integrating smart tech with design that puts users first. This is one of several activities between both countries, including supporting digital trade & investment opportunities:
📢 BREAKING: the UK has just agreed its first trade deal as an independent trading nation Our deal with Japan creates new opportunities for UK businesses that go far beyond the EU-Japan deal. Here are 10 benefits: 1/11
Today we concluded round two of UK-Australia trade talks, which covered areas like digital and telecoms. We’re now one step closer to a trade deal and one step closer to membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Read@trussliz 's statement:
Today the UK sent its first export of beef to the US for 24 years. The US removal of the beef ban has opened up a £66m market for UK food producers. Trade = opportunity = economic growth. More:
This is the moment the UK signed its first trade deal as an independent trading nation #UKJapan 🤜🤛
Since the EU referendum UK exports have increased by 11.4%, as British goods and services are in demand across the world, ONS figures show.
UK firms selling to Switzerland (£19bn in ?? exports) will continue to trade freely after the UK leaves the EU. The arrangements agreed today replicate existing ones and will come into force after the implementation period or earlier in the case of no deal