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1124893
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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 China: USA more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the trade dispute between the United States and China; and of the effect of that dispute on global markets. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL15568 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK remains concerned about the current trade tensions between the US and China which could adversely affect global growth.</p><p>The UK shares some of the US’s concerns with China’s trade practices and believes they should be addressed through structural opening in China and through multilateral cooperation, including ambitious reform of the WTO. The UK supports ongoing dialogue between the US and China to resolve these issues with an outcome that is WTO-compliant. We continue to raise our concerns with partners.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T11:08:26.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T11:08:26.47Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1126723
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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 Agreements more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government with which countries, in order of priority, they wish to conclude trade deals post-Brexit; and what estimate they have made, if any, of the likely timescale of concluding such deals. more like this
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Baroness Quin more like this
star this property uin HL15740 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Our priority is to be in a position to begin formal negotiations with key partners after we leave the EU, and to then make progress towards substantive agreements, so long as such agreements work for the whole of the UK. We have completed public consultations on potential future free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the United States, Australia and New Zealand, and on the UK’s potential accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). We plan to publish Government responses for each of the four consultations before any formal negotiations begin.</p><p>Trade agreements vary in shape, scope and form, and there is no “average” timeframe for completion. For example, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada took seven years to negotiate, the China-Switzerland FTA took two, but the USA-Jordan FTA negotiations only four months. The Government is clear that its objective is to negotiate the best possible FTAs for the whole of the UK, in the interests of business and consumers.</p><p>While we are looking to forge new agreements, the Government is also seeking continuity for our existing EU trade agreements as we leave the EU. A list of all signed trade continuity agreements is available on the GOV.UK website.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T11:09:23.977Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T11:09:23.977Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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518
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Quin more like this
1126998
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star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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: Gambia more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what actions they are  taking to increase the amount of trade between the UK and The Gambia. more like this
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Lord German more like this
star this property uin HL15759 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>As the Prime Minister set out during her visit to Africa last Summer, the Government is committed to seeing a step change in our relationship with Africa in order to drive forward trade and investment. The Africa Trade Services Unit was set up to act as the single point of contact for UK companies exporting to Africa. The Unit responds to all Africa trade enquiries, including those related to Gambia, and can support UK companies through the delivery of trade services.</p><p> </p><p>The UK remains committed to ensuring developing countries can reduce poverty through trading opportunities. The Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Act 2018 enables the UK to put in place a trade preferences scheme for developing countries that maintains the same level of access as the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences, which will grant duty-free, quota-free access to Least Developed Countries, including The Gambia.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T11:48:36.933Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T11:48:36.933Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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4163
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord German more like this
1126039
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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 Department for International Trade: Former Ministers 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how much his Department has paid to hon. Members under section 4 of the Ministerial and other Pensions and Salaries Act 1991 since 13 July 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
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Justin Madders more like this
star this property uin 253609 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Any such payments are published in the Department’s audited annual report and accounts, and these accounts can be found on gov.uk.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T09:43:27.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T09:43:27.113Z
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4016
star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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4418
unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Madders more like this
1126928
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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 Agreements: Djibouti 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress has been made towards achieving a free trade deal with Djibouti after the UK leaves the EU. 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 254759 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Act 2018 enables the UK to put in place a trade preferences scheme for developing countries that maintains the same level of access as the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences. The UK trade preference scheme will grant duty-free, quota-free access to Least Developed Countries, including Djibouti, upholding a target in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.</p><p>The UK has signed an Economic Partnership Agreement with Eastern and Southern Africa States (ESA). As Djibouti has not signed the ESA-EU EPA it is not party to the transitioned UK EPA although it is eligible to accede in the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T09:55:51.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T09:55:51.47Z
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4016
star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1126929
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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 Agreements: Serbia 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether he has made progress on rolling over the existing EU trade agreement with Serbia. 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 254760 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We continue to engage with Serbia on replicating the effects of the existing EU trade agreement. Both the UK and Serbia remain committed to concluding a new partnership, trade &amp; cooperation agreement as soon as possible. We are working together to ensure we are prepared for all possible scenarios.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will inform the Parliament as soon as our discussions have concluded.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T09:52:20.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T09:52:20.08Z
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4016
star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1126930
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star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star 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 Agreements: Burkina Faso 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress has been made towards negotiating a trade deal with Burkina Faso after the UK leaves the EU. 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 254761 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Act 2018 enables the UK to put in place a trade preferences scheme for developing countries that maintains the same level of access as the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences. The UK trade preference scheme will grant duty-free, quota-free access to Least Developed Countries, including Burkina Faso, upholding a target in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.</p><p> </p><p>Currently the trade agreement between the EU and 16 West African States, including Burkina Faso, has not been signed by all of the West African states and is therefore not in force. Should this change, the UK would look to transition the agreement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T09:47:42.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T09:47:42.273Z
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4016
star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this