Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Exports and role of UKTI inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Oral evidence concluded: Report in preparation.

Scope of the inquiry

  1. What policies are required to help meet the Government’s headline targets of £1 trillion exports and 100,000 more companies exporting by 2020?
    In particular, what further support should be provided to help SMEs meet their export potential?
  2. Is UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) fit for purpose? Are the indicators used to measure its performance the right ones? How could UKTI be better held to account?
  3. What UKTI activities are most effective at increasing exports? What more could it do?
  4. What more can other bodies, such as the banks and UK Export Finance, do to provide financial assistance to companies seeking to export?
Terms of reference: Exports and role of UKTI inquiry

Latest evidence

  • 26 Apr 2016 - Exports and the role of UKTI - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF329 KB) HC 85 | Published 28 Apr 2016

    Evidence given by 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

  • 15 Mar 2016 - Exports and the role of UKTI - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF292 KB) HC 85 | Published 28 Apr 2016

    Evidence given by Katy Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Business in Focus, Neil Francis, Director, International Trade and Investment, Scottish Development International, Alison Gowdy, Director of Trade, Invest Northern IrelandDavid Hughes, Head of Business Engagement, Kent County Council, James Cushing, Chair, Chief Economic Development Officers' Society, Councillor Iain Malcolm, Vice Chair, North East Combined Authority's Economic Regeneration and Development Advisory BoardJeremy Allen, Head of Investor Relations, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Tim Render, Head of the Great British Food Unit, Department for the Environment and Rural Affairs

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