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Department for International Trade: Visits Abroad

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 52244, tabled on 8 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many and which countries he and his Ministers plan to visit in (a) 2016 and (b) the first three months of 2017.

Answered on

14 November 2016

Since being appointed on 13th July 2016, my Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade and his Ministerial team have undertaken a total of 27 overseas visits to 41 countries. Details of these visits are listed in the attached Annex.

The Secretary of State and his Ministerial team will continue to engage with international partners overseas for the remainder of 2016 and early 2017 to promote British trade and investment and begin discussion on our future trading relations upon the UK exiting the EU.

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