he United Kingdom welcomes your business. The UK market is the fourth largest, according to the World Bank, which ranks it the fourth easiest place to do business in the world (out of 183 economies). The UK includes a robust and affluent marketplace that seeks products and services from all over the world. With a stable regulatory environment and relatively easy-to-clear barriers to entry, the UK can be a highly rewarding place to do business.

Whether you are interested in exporting your goods to the UK or forming a joint venture with a company in the UK, the following resources can help guide you to the key resources you'll need to make your endeavor a success. While most of the resources that follow are in English, some of the World Bank resources are available in French, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages.

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