Business & trade
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has a key role in promoting our companies and products abroad.
The UK is the fifth largest trading nation: our exports are vital to our national prosperity. One in four jobs in the UK is linked to business overseas.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has a key role in promoting our companies and products abroad. Nearly 1,500 FCO staff are engaged in commercial and investment work - 350 UK-based and just over 1,100 locally-engaged.
UK Trade & Investment supports overseas companies doing business in the UK and help them to realise their growth potential.
UK Trade & Investment can help you rise to the exciting opportunities and challenges that globalisation presents.
We provide support for UK firms who want to trade and export in overseas markets. We also encourage non-UK companies to invest in the UK.
SISBO is a not-for-profit partnership between the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
Information on sanction regimes, arms embargoes and restrictions on the export of strategic goods.