The CBI says the UK needs to keep its place within the European Union to push for freer trade for its businesses.
The business lobby group says the UK should use the EU to help rebalance the economy towards exports and create new trade deals.
It is pushing for a new free trade deal between Europe and the US.
The CBI says although the EU and US have relatively open economies, there are many examples of obstacles to trade.
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