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Minister for Trade questioned on exports and role of UKTI

25 April 2016

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee questions the Minister for Trade and lead Government departments responsible for export support on their planned reforms of UK Trade and Investment and the Government's approach to meeting its challenging export targets.


Tuesday 26 April 2016, Room 5, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Lord Price, Minister of State for Trade and Investment
  • Dr Catherine Raines, Chief Executive, UK Trade and Investment
  • Louis Taylor, Chief Executive, UK Export Finance

Purpose of session

The session covers:

  • how the Government intends to meet its targets of increasing the value of exports to £1 trillion and increasing the number of exporters by 100,000
  • the impact of planned reforms to UK Trade and Investment on export support for businesses
  • the effectiveness of UK Export Finance in providing support for SME exporters

Further information

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