PM announces Japan Trade Envoy | The business of online gifting | Business advice from female leaders

Posted on 12/05/2022 by DHL Express

Prime Minister appoints new Trade Envoy to Japan

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a new Trade Envoy to Japan, Greg Clark MP. The new role will help UK businesses take advantage of opportunities in the third-largest economy in the world.

Strengthening the UK’s relationship with Japan is another step towards increasing trade with the Indo-Pacific region, expected to be home to half the world’s 2.3 billion middle-class consumers by the end of the decade.

International Trade Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, said: “I welcome the Prime Minister’s appointment of Greg Clark MP as the new Trade Envoy to Japan. Our Trade Envoys play a vital role in promoting Global Britain across the world, and our trade deal with Japan provides huge opportunities for UK businesses.”

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