Trade: Developing Countries
Business, Innovation and Skills

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Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex, Conservative)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent progress he has made on the Doha round; and if he will make a statement.

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Edward Davey (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills; Kingston and Surbiton, Liberal Democrat)

Concluding the Doha round in 2011 is the UK's top overarching trade priority. Negotiations are currently at an impasse over industrial tariff cuts. We are pushing the key players to show the leadership and flexibility needed to conclude the round this year.


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