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Olympic and Jubilee effect helping UK sell abroad?

21 June 2012 Last updated at 11:26 BST

The Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics are putting Britain on the world stage, and some feel it could be a good chance to get UK goods and services into foreign markets.

David Thompson spoke to former Foreign Office Minister Denis MacShane, Victor Balagadde, UK editor of Kommersant, and Martin Raven, a former UK director of trade and investment of Brazil, to see if enough is being done to promote British trade with the emerging economic superpowers of Brazil, Russia, India and China, known as the BRICs.

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