Fox Warns on U.K. Current-Account Gap as He Extols Free Trade

  • U.K. trade secretary delivers first major speech in Britain
  • Says British trade performance poor compared with Germany

Liam Fox

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

U.K. Trade Secretary Liam Fox extolled the virtues of free trade, saying encouraging exports to new markets will be the key to closing the current-account deficit as Britain leaves the European Union.

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