UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.
UKTI has professional advisers both within the UK and acrossmore than 100 international markets.
UKTI has a customer commitment to helping its UK and international customers by providing a range of services, to a high standard and improve customer service by listening to customer feedback.
We also have a co-ordination role across government to establish a more systematic approach to relationships with companies which are the most economically significant investors and exporters.
UKTI has a strong commitment to robust independent evaluation of its activities. Evaluation findings are fed to UKTI's senior management and used to inform business planning and future strategy.
UKTI's key performance reports, including our current and previous Annual Reports, Resource Accounts and the Annual Investment reviews
Aims & Objectives
UKTI's aims & objectives are to:
Deliver measurable improvement in the business performance of UK Trade & Investment's international trade customers, with an emphasis on innovative and R&D active firms.
Increase the contribution of foreign direct investment to knowledge intensive economic activity in the UK, including R&D.
Deliver a measurable improvement in the reputation of the UK in leading overseas markets as the international business partner of choice.
Working with UKTI
Business and Government Interchange is the exchange of people, through secondments and attachments, to spread skills and best practice between the Civil Service and the private sector.
In UKTI, interchange plays an important role in developing our staff and organisation, helping us to become more professional and business focused.
The seconding organisation and secondee have the opportunity to learn from each other.