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Coronavirus: Business

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 3rd March 2020.

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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, what assessment she has made of the effect of covid-19 on the viability of UK business supply chains.

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

The department are actively engaging with business and working with other government departments to understand the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, including its effects on trade. There is a risk of ongoing disruption to international supply chains, particularly in sectors such as automotive, technology, pharmaceuticals, clothing and apparel, tourism and aviation.

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