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Pigmeat: China

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 45924, tabled on 9 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she has taken with Cabinet colleagues to expedite a resumption of pork exports from UK pig processing plants, whose export licenses to China were voluntarily surrendered due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Answered on

16 September 2021

Ministers have raised this issue with their Chinese counterparts. The Department continues to press the Chinese authorities for a swift resolution and is working closely with affected UK pork processing plants.