PRESS RELEASE – 3RD APRIL 2019

 

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release

3rd April 2019

SCC TO REPRESENT SCOTTISH BUSINESS ON NEW UK ‘STRATEGIC TRADE ADVISORY GROUP’

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce has been named as the ‘Scottish Business’ representative to advise the UK Government on strategic trade policy issues, including future trade agreements.

SCC’s participation in the group is part of its commitment to raise the voice of Scottish business nationally and internationally and maximise global business and trade opportunities.

The Strategic Trade Advisory Group will be chaired by George Hollingbery MP, Minister for Trade Policy, Department for International Trade.

Commenting on the appointment, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

“I am delighted that Scottish Chambers of Commerce has been appointed to represent the views of the Scottish business community on the UK Government’s new Strategic Trade Advisory Group.

“Maximising exporting and international trade opportunities is a priority for Scottish business and will underpin Scotland’s future economic growth for decades to come, as well as creating new jobs and increasing productivity.
“The Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network plays a central role in driving business growth in Scotland’s communities and I look forward to actively raising the interests of all businesses across Scotland as we shape the country’s future trade policy.”

ENDS

Notes to Editors:

• Press Contact: Charandeep Singh, 07984495871, csingh@scottishchambers.org.uk
• About SCC: Scottish Chambers of Commerce is Scotland’s largest business network with over 12,000 business members, across a network of 21 regional Chambers of Commerce, providing business support, business intelligence and business connections.
• The UK Government press release & full list of members can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/businesses-and-interest-groups-to-advise-on-trade-policy