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Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade

"The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. We also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK. DIT offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We provide companies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage."

For more information on DIT, visit

The Publishers Association is an accredited DIT trade challenge partner, and together we can help companies to increase exports and reach new markets.

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Ways DIT can help your business

Business Opportunities

Visit DIT's business support hub at to find out about promoting your business internationally

Events and Missions

DIT, in association with their delivery partners (of which the PA is one), organise a large number of events and trade missions that can help your business to grow. To get regular updates register for their alerts at

Trade Show Access Programme (TAP)

DIT in partnership with The Publishers Association (PA), provide support to companies exhibiting at a range of international book fairs. You can find a full list of TAP supported trade shows on DIT's website or for book industry specific shows click here.

UK Export Finance

Could your business benefit from the UK's export credit agency? Their service ranges from insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. Visit their website for a full range of the services they offer. 

Open to Export

Join the UK's largest online export community. Register to get advice, notifications of upcoming webinars etc at

DIT Business Opportunities Catalogues

Department for International Trade Business Opportunities service provides high-quality sales leads in over 100 markets. All the catalogues are on the DIT's website and can be downloaded here.