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Prime Minister's Trade Envoy Programme

Statement made on 12 January 2022

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Statement

My Honourable Friend the Minister for Exports (Mike Freer MP) has today made the following statement.

The Prime Minister has made two new appointments to his Trade Envoy programme.

The new appointments will extend the total number of Trade Envoys to 34 parliamentarians, covering 72 markets. The Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy Programme is an unpaid and voluntary role with cross-party membership from both Houses. The role supports the UK’s ambitious trade and investment agenda by championing Global Britain and promoting the UK as a destination of choice for inward investment. Trade Envoys will help to make the most of our new trade deals and support the UK’s economic recovery through the levelling up agenda, by helping business take advantage of the opportunities arising in export markets.

The new appointments are:

The Honourable Member for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart MP, has been appointed as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos.

Lord Sarfraz of Kensington has been appointed as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Singapore.

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Department for International Trade
Prime Minister's Trade Envoy Programme
Mike Freer
Minister for Exports
Conservative, Finchley and Golders Green
Statement made 12 January 2022
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Commons