Department for Inter

Department for Inter


DIT helps businesses export, drives inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade.

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Decisions about the NHS and all public services are made by the UK Government.     And will continue to be made by the UK Government.      Not by our trade partners.      Never have been, never will be.

Trade deals will not force the NHS to provide preferential access to foreign companies.     And for the record no trade agreement has ever affected our ability to keep our public services public, nor has one ever forced us to change the way we run them.

The UK Government will continue to ensure that patients have access to clinically and cost-effective medicines that are affordable to the NHS.

Finally, we would not agree to any proposals on medicines pricing or access that would put NHS finances at risk or reduce clinician and patient choice.

The new UK-Japan trade agreement is tailored to our economy and will help the recovery from Covid-19. Want to know what it all means for business? Who better to explain it than our Chief Negotiator: #Japan  #FTA  #TradeDeal 

The new UK-Japan trade deal means new opportunities for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Here is why iconic British brand Walker's @Shortbread  is excited about more trade with #Japan .

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The Trade and Agriculture Commission has travelled hundreds of virtual miles, from the South West to Wales & NI. Next it heads to Scotland, followed by the North & the Midlands, as it speaks to all of the UK about the best trade policy for our farmers & food producers.

The UK & Thailand have joined forces to create cities of the future by integrating smart tech with design that puts users first. This is one of several activities between both countries, including supporting digital trade & investment opportunities:

Trade = growth = local jobs. Case in point: Hong Kong shipping giant @OOCLL  is moving its huge new container vessel to #Liverpool , following a recent £750m expansion by @PeelPorts . The move is set to boost trade with Canada. Read more 👇

The UK-Japan trade deal means new opportunities for financial and digital businesses. Here’s what it means to UK fintech unicorn @revolut , which is looking to grow in #Japan .

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📢  BREAKING: the UK has just agreed its first trade deal as an independent trading nation  GBJP    Our deal with Japan creates new opportunities for UK businesses that go far beyond the EU-Japan deal.  Here are 10 benefits: 1/11

Today we concluded round two of UK-Australia trade talks, which covered areas like digital and telecoms. We’re now one step closer to a trade deal and one step closer to membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Read@trussliz 's statement:

Today the UK sent its first export of beef to the US for 24 years. The US removal of the beef ban has opened up a £66m market for UK food producers. Trade = opportunity = economic growth. More:

This is the moment the UK signed its first trade deal as an independent trading nation #UKJapan  🤜🤛 GBJP

Since the EU referendum UK exports have increased by 11.4%, as British goods and services are in demand across the world, ONS figures show.

The UK now has trade agreements with 50 countries. International Trade Minister@ranil  explains here what it means for the UK.

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UK firms selling to Switzerland (£19bn in ?? exports) will continue to trade freely after the UK leaves the EU. The arrangements agreed today replicate existing ones and will come into force after the implementation period or earlier in the case of no deal

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