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Cancun Summit (Trading Benefit)

Volume 14: debated on Monday 30 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what trading benefit to the United Kingdom has resulted from the North-South summit at Cancun in Mexico; and if he will make a statement.

At the summit meeting at Cancun there was no intention to negotiate or to make precise commitments, but the greater understanding achieved, and the lead given, should help us in the search for solutions to international trade problems to the common benefit of all participants.