Trade Promotion

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

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Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Labour, Dudley North

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 11 October 2018 to Question 178257 on Trade Promotion, if he will publish the visits undertaken by each Trade Envoy in the last year.

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

The table below outlines all overseas visits undertaken by the PM’s Trade Envoys from October 2017 – September 2018. In total they have undertaken 61 overseas visits to 41 markets in the last year.

Trade Envoy

Market visited

Date Markets visited:

Adam Afriyie MP

Ghana Ghana, Guinea Ghana, Guinea

8-11 November 2017 8-13 April 16-21 September 2018

Andrew Murrison MP

Morocco Tunisia

7-10 February 2018 No visit

Andrew Percy MP

Canada

4-9 November 2017 8-12 February 2108 27-11 June 2018

Andrew Selous MP

South Africa

6-9 February 2018 27-30 August 2018

Baroness Bonham-Carter

Mexico

10-16 February 2018 23-30 September 2018

Baroness Morris

Kuwait

5-8 December 2017

Baroness Nicholson

Azerbaijan, Kuwait(for Iraq conference) Turkmenistan

12-16 February 2018 28 May-1 June 2018

Baroness Northover

Angola Zambia

7-10 November 2017 19-21 September 2018 26-28 September 2018 8-16 February 2018

Ed Vaizey MP

Vietnam Cambodia, Laos Vietnam/Cambodia/Laos

5-11 November 2017 8-12 February 2018 29 September - 3 October 2018

Jeremy Lefroy MP

Ethiopia

8-11 November 2017 11-16 February 2018 28-31 May 2018 3-5 September 2018

John Howell MP

Nigeria

6-9 November 2017

Julian Knight MP

Mongolia

5-10 April 2018 19-24 September 2018

Lord Astor

Oman

2-6 October 2017 11-14 February 2018

Lord Faulkner

Taiwan

24-31 January 2018 17-22 September 2018

Lord Hollick

Tanzania

1-4 October 2017

Lord Janvrin

Turkey

2-5 October 2017 12-14 February 2018

Lord King

Saudi Arabia

23-25 September 2017

Lord Lamont

Iran

23-28 September 2018

Lord Popat

Uganda Rwanda

16-24 November 2017 13-16 February 2018

Lord Risby

Algeria

6-9 November 2017 29-1 May 2018

Mark Menzies MP

Columbia, Chile Columbia, Chile Peru

4-10 November 2017 31 March-11 April 2018 23-28 September 2018

Mark Pritchard MP

Georgia, Armenia

6-9 October 2017 1-10 November 2017 7-21 February 2018 6-11 June 2018

Paul Scully MP

Thailand

5-11 November 2017

Ranil Jayawardena MP

Sri Lanka

14-17 February 2018 17-21 September 2018

Rehman Chishti MP

Pakistan

8-11 November 2017 11-15 February 2018 14-18 September 2018

Richard Graham MP

Malaysia Indonesia

3-5 November 2017 31 July – 3 August 2018 11-13 April 2018

Rushanara Ali MP

Bangladesh

20-31 July 2018

Simon Hart MP

Panama, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic

10-13 April 2018

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson

Egypt

28 July – 1 August 2018 22-27 September 2018

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