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Overseas Trade: Israel

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 146961, tabled on 1 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent steps the Government has taken to support bilateral trade with Israel.

Answered on

8 February 2021

The United Kingdom-Israel Trade and Partnership Agreement entered into force on the 1st January 2021. The agreement provides an ambitious framework to continue to grow our future trading relationship, which totalled £4.9 billion in the four quarters to the end of Q3 2020. We are now working with Israeli counterparts on the implementation of our agreement and to scope where there is a shared ambition to deepen our bilateral trade relationship. This includes the opportunity to reinstate plans to host a United Kingdom-Israel Trade and Investment Conference.