Overseas Trade: Africa
Business, Innovation and Skills
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury and Atcham, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many full-time personnel are employed by UK Trade and Investment to work on increasing UK trade with (a) Chad, (b) Guinea-Bissau and (c) Guinea-Conakry.
Mark Prisk (Minister of State (Business and Enterprise), Business, Innovation and Skills; Hertford and Stortford, Conservative)
There are no staff employed by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) to work on trade with Chad, Guinea or Guinea-Conakry. However, political support from the head of mission, in respect of a particular contract or business with interests in the market, continues to be available. UKTI also provides some information on these markets via the relevant country pages of the UKTI website.