The Chancellor has said he is confident Britain will have a "very constructive dialogue" with the US on trade when Donald Trump takes office as president.
Philip Hammond said: "We look forward to working with the new US administration.
He added: "We have very strong and close ties with the United States and as we begin the process of of negotiating our exit from the European Union, of course we will want to talk to the Americans about future opportunities for deepening our trade link with the United States."
Mr Hammond's comments came as he hosts talks in London with a Chinese delegation aimed at also deepening UK-China economic and trade relations.
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Throughout his presidential campaign Donald Trump promoted himself as the man to protect the US and strengthen its borders.
His plan to build a wall across the border with Mexico caused controversy then, but following his election he may have a chance to make good on it.
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Emma Murphy
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers
Vladimir Putin was among the first world leaders to congratulate president-elect Donald Trump on his victory as the global community absorbed the result of the US presidential election.
The Russian parliament broke into spontaneous applause at the news of Mr Trump's win.
The Republican has repeatedly said he wanted a closer relationship with Russia, calling President Putin "a strong leader".
While Mr Trump may restore relations with one of America's old enemies, other countries were more cautious. Cuba announced military exercises to counter enemy actions as Mr Trump's victory sent shockwaves around the world.
- Video report by ITV News presenter Julie Etchingham
Following the election of Donald Trump as the next American president, people across America reacted with shock, dismay, but also excitement.
In New York, which voted for Hillary Clinton, ITV News presenter Julie Etchingham took the Staten Island ferry to talk to commuters about how they felt about the election results.
"I'm really afraid," said one man. "He got elected, not on a message of coming together, he got elected on a message of tearing us apart."
Another voter was ecstatic at the result, saying he believed it would be good "for the whole world".
Some voters simply expressed their disappointment and sadness that they may not see a woman in the White House any time soon.
And even some who voted for him did so with trepidation. "I did vote for him, very proudly," said one woman, "because I wanted a change. But I'm still scared, not knowing what the next four years is going to bring."