Department for International Trade written question – answered on 21st July 2016.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether he plans to maintain the target set by the last Government to raise the level of British exports to £1 trillion by 2020.

Photo of Mark Garnier Mark Garnier Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

The Government is continuing to drive progress against its manifesto commitments of having 100,000 more UK companies exporting in 2020 than in 2010 and reaching £1 trillion exports in 2020. To support these efforts, the Prime Minister created the Department for International Trade, which will develop, coordinate and deliver trade and investment policy to promote UK business across the globe.

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