Trade Agreements: Developing Countries

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 22nd February 2018.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of UK trade deals with poorer countries on the economies of those countries.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

The UK is proudly committed to spending 0.7% of Gross National Income on Overseas Development Assistance, the first G7 country to honour its promise to do so.

The Cross-Border Trade Bill will allow the UK to put in place a trade preference scheme as we leave the EU. In the future, the Government will also explore options to expand our relationships with developing countries.

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