Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is visiting the United States in a bid to boost trade and to discuss other financial issues. During his visit he will meet numerous US financial figures and then visit New York to discuss the current economic situation in the UK with CEOs of American business organisations.
In a statement Hammond said:
“I will be in the US this week to demonstrate that Global Britain is not just a phrase, it is a reality. I am looking forward to productive discussions with my international colleagues as we work together to ensure that economic growth works for everyone”.