Trade Agreements: COE Countries

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 7th June 2021.

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Photo of The Earl of Dundee The Earl of Dundee Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, along with local authorities, (1) to promote, and (2) to further enable, international partnerships with Council of Europe member states, as part of their future international trading strategy.

Photo of Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Lord Grimstone of Boscobel The Minister of State, Department for International Trade, The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Department for International Trade develops and maintains close links across the United Kingdom on trade and investment objectives. We support businesses to seize opportunities worldwide through our network of British High Commissions, Embassies and Consulates in countries that are members of the Council of Europe.

In addition, we seek to identify and remove market access barriers, drive inward investment, and implement the United Kingdom’s trade agreements to promote and enable bilateral trade with countries around the globe, including with members of the Council of Europe.

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