Commonwealth:Written question - 904411

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Asked by Mary Robinson
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Asked on: 24 March 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commonwealth
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to promote trade and diplomatic connections between the UK and other Commonwealth countries.
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Answered by: Mr Hugo Swire
Answered on: 12 April 2016
We are committed to strengthening our Commonwealth engagement and ties with Commonwealth allies. We continue to engage with organisations like the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council to boost trade and increase prosperity within the Commonwealth. As part of these efforts, the UK and Malta will be co-hosting the first Commonwealth Trade Ministers meeting in March 2017.

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