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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Drinks: Exports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps his Department is taking to increase the export market of UK beverages. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 247993 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
unstar this property answer text <p>UK beverages are an important contributor to our overall food and drink exports and were worth £7.6bn in 2018, an increase of 4.9% on 2017. Whisky alone accounted for over 63% of beverage exports and DIT works with bodies such as the Scotch Whisky Association across trade policy and market access, working to reduce trade barriers and assist getting products into overseas markets.</p><p> </p><p>DIT collaborates closely with industry directly and key stakeholders such as the Wine and Spirits Trade Association across a wide range of export promotion activities such as meet the buyer events and trade missions; both in the UK and overseas.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-05-07T16:45:03.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T16:45:03.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1122954
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade: Developing Countries more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What plans he has to ensure that the poorest countries in the world are able to take part fairly in global trade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 910519 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>We believe that the global, rules-based system is the most important protection poorer countries have. We will champion their interests through the WTO, enact a UK trade preferences scheme through the Taxation Cross Border Trade Act and then further improve their access to the UK market after we’ve left the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T10:33:16.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:33:16.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1122955
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: India more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps he is taking to increase the UK's proportion of global trade with India. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 910520 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Exports to India were up nearly 20% in 2018 on the previous year, totalling over £7.9 billion.</p><p> </p><p>We have a number of initiatives to strengthen our bilateral trade relationship with India, including the Joint Working Group on Trade, which recently met in March.</p><p> </p><p>Only last night I was at the Grant Thornton tracker event with the Confederation of Indian Industry, to celebrate the success of some of the top Indian companies in the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T10:37:16.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:37:16.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1122957
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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade: Developing Countries more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What plans he has to ensure that the poorest countries in the world are able to take part fairly in global trade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency New Forest West more like this
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Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property uin 910523 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>We believe that the global, rules-based system is the most important protection poorer countries have. We will champion their interests through the WTO, enact a UK trade preferences scheme through the Taxation Cross Border Trade Act and then further improve their access to the UK market after we’ve left the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T10:39:51.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:39:51.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
1123195
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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Export Credit Guarantees: Iraq more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits to British businesses of the £1 billion increase in support on offer from UK Export Finance for British firms exporting to Iraq. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 247648 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
unstar this property answer text <p>Over the last three years, UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided more than £1 billion in support for UK companies delivering critical infrastructure projects in Iraq, including power stations, and water and waste water treatment projects. There is significant interest in UKEF support for UK companies’ contracts in Iraq and the additional £1 billion in capacity will enable UK companies to participate in further priority projects that can promote nation-building efforts in Iraq. UKEF is working with the Government of Iraq to identify projects that can use its support with initial priorities including power, water and sanitation, and other infrastructure-related sectors.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T12:01:34.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T12:01:34.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1123254
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Tunisia more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent steps he has taken to increase the UK's proportion of trade with Tunisia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southport more like this
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Damien Moore more like this
star this property uin 247788 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade (DIT) works closely with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Department for International Development to advance our trade relationship with Tunisia; Ministers and senior officials incorporate discussions on trade issues in their engagements with counterparts in Tunisia. My Hon. Friend for South West Wiltshire (Dr Andrew Murrison), appointed as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Tunisia in 2016, has helped develop a strong bilateral trading relationship.</p><p>As we prepare to leave the EU, to provide stability for businesses, consumers and investors, DIT has been working closely with the FCO and its Tunisian counterparts to achieve continuity of trading arrangements by replicating the effects of the existing EU-Tunisia Association Agreement in a bilateral agreement.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T13:59:23.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T13:59:23.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Damien Moore more like this
1121845
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Exports: East Midlands more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent steps the Government has taken to enable small businesses in the East Midlands to increase their exports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
star this property uin 245984 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
unstar this property answer text <p>In the East Midlands a network of 24 experienced International Trade Advisers provide DIT's face to face service, supported by UK Export Finance Advisors when appropriate. They provide new and existing exporters with practical exporting advice and market know-how, and connect them to DIT's trade missions, sector specialists and wider international network.</p><p>Additionally, peer to peer support is provided through DIT's Export Champion community, part of the Exporting is GREAT campaign. East Midlands has 34 business leaders with a record of export success who help us to inspire other local businesses on their exporting journey: &quot;if we can, you can&quot;.</p><p>The Exporting is GREAT campaign works closely with hundreds of UK companies and scores of partners to encourage more companies to start exporting or to export more. Further information on how DIT supports UK exporters can be found at www.great.gov.uk.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T11:43:33.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T11:43:33.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this
1122019
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Export Credit Guarantees: Iran more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether any export credit guarantees relating to Iran have been written off in the past 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 245909 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
unstar this property answer text <p>In relation to export credit guarantee instalments that have fallen due in the past ten years, Iran has repaid principal and contractual interest in full. In alignment with other export credit agencies, UK Export Finance (UKEF) has written off default interest. UKEF does not have any outstanding export credit guarantees relating to Iran at present.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 245910 more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T11:54:02.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T11:54:02.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1122020
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Export Credit Guarantees: Iran more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether there are any outstanding export credit guarantees relating to Iran. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 245910 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
unstar this property answer text <p>In relation to export credit guarantee instalments that have fallen due in the past ten years, Iran has repaid principal and contractual interest in full. In alignment with other export credit agencies, UK Export Finance (UKEF) has written off default interest. UKEF does not have any outstanding export credit guarantees relating to Iran at present.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 245909 more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T11:54:02.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T11:54:02.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1121432
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade etc in Dual-use Items and Firearms etc (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the Trade etc. in Dual-Use Items and Firearms etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, on what basis the Government will determine what constitutes a human rights violation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford South more like this
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Judith Cummins more like this
star this property uin 244135 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>After EU Exit export licence applications will continue to be assessed in the same way as they are now, on a case-by-case basis against the eight criteria set out in the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria.</p><p> </p><p>Criterion 2 covers the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in the country of final destination as well as respect by that country for international humanitarian law. A licence would not be granted if to do so was inconsistent with the Criteria.</p><p> </p><p>The Criteria are statutory guidance issued under section 9 of the Export Control Act 2002 as most recently announced to Parliament in a Written Ministerial Statement on 25 March 2014. After the UK leaves the EU, the Criteria will remain in force until such time as any new or amended guidance is announced to Parliament.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T15:33:52.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T15:33:52.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Judith Cummins more like this