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Developing Countries (Uk Trade Access)

Volume 408: debated on Thursday 3 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what efforts her Department has made to expand access to developing countries for UK industry. [123232]

Our aim in the Doha Trade Round is to promote fair trade. Expanding access to the markets in developing countries can help them be more competitive. However developing countries also need the added benefit of special and differential measures to address particular difficulties in some developing countries.