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Overview - UK Regions

UK Trade & Investment's international trade support in the English regions is delivered by the International Trade Teams which are based, for the most part, in Business Links.

The work of the International Trade Teams in each English region (of which there are 9) is coordinated by a UK Trade & Investment International Trade Director, working in conjunction with the Business Link Chief Executive and taking into account the regional international trade strategy.

Use the navigation above to find information relevant to each of the 9 English Regions and also to the devloved administrations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. You will also find signposts to the sources of information relevant to the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.


We are an essential first port of call and a unique source of impartial and professional advice and support.

Our inward investment specialists operate through a strong network of agencies across the UK, to help you make sound investment decisions based on our unrivalled knowledge and experience.

Our regional insight and objective perspective help you choose the right location for your business. We can also provide information and advice to support other key decisions you will have to make, from forming your company, to recruiting the best people, handling immigration issues and work permits, overseeing logistics and making business regulations work to your advantage.

As part of central Government and with our links to industry partners, chambers of commerce, universities and other centres of excellence, we can help you locate with ease and speed.