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UK Trade With EU

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 14th February 2018.

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Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Climate Change), Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2018 to Question 125208 on UK trade with EU, which of the EU free trade agreements and other EU preferential arrangements listed have been prioritised by his Department.

Photo of Graham Stuart Graham Stuart Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

We are committed to securing continuity in the effect of existing EU free trade agreements and other EU preferential arrangements before the provisions of these agreements cease to apply to the UK.

We are discussing with our trading partners how continuity is best achieved, we have had positive reactions from partner countries to our approach so far. None of the over 70 nations with which we have held discussions have any interest in disrupting trade flows, or in erecting barriers to trade where none currently exist.

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