Overseas Trade: Iran

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 29th September 2015.

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Photo of Lord Storey Lord Storey Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice and clarification on trading sanctions they have given to United Kingdom businesses wishing to develop trading opportunities in Iran.

Photo of Lord Maude of Horsham Lord Maude of Horsham The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 25 September 2015.

The correct answer should have been:

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is working with Foreign Office, BIS, the Export Control Organisation, HMRC and HMT to provide coordinated communications to UK industry on sanctions. Activities include 1:1 meetings with major UK companies; group briefings held at the Foreign Office; clear sanctions guidance and FAQs on GOV.UK.

UKTI has tailored its outreach to reflect the needs of business as reflected in its survey of over 1000 companies earlier this year. BIS Helpline operators and Trade Advisors have been briefed on the latest sanctions information.

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Photo of Baroness Neville-Rolfe Baroness Neville-Rolfe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is working with Foreign Office, BIS, the Export Control Organisation, HMRC and HMT to provide coordinated communications to UK industry on sanctions. Activities include 1:1 meetings with major UK companies; group briefings held at the Foreign Office; clear sanctions guidance and FAQs on GOV.UK.

UKTI has tailored its outreach to reflect the needs of business as reflected in its survey of over 1000 companies earlier this year. BIS Helpline operators and Trade Advisors have been briefed on the latest sanctions information.

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