Jo Churchill – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Jo Churchill on 2015-12-14.

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effect of her visit to China in November 2015 on opening up new markets to British farmers and producers.

Elizabeth Truss

During my visit to China I concluded deals to open the Chinese market to British barley and pigs trotters, together worth up to £190m over the next five years.

I also presented the Chinese inspection authorities with a forward plan to open market access to UK poultry meat and beef and lamb.