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Part of International Trade – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd November 2016.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox The Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade 12:00 am, 3rd November 2016

As I said earlier, the EU has some 36 free trade agreements, which cover more than 50 countries. A very large number of those have already made representations to the United Kingdom to say that they would like those agreements to continue. We will explore and discuss that, because, as I have said, our aim is to have no break in access to markets and to achieve the transition as smoothly as possible, with minimal disruption to the international trading environment.