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  • UK and the TPP: An intelligent move?

    UK and the TPP: An intelligent move?

    Josh Adamson | | Trade
    Whilst the future of the UK’s trade relationship with the EU remains uncertain, Secretary of State Dr Liam Fox returned from a recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting hopeful of new trade deals for a post-Brexit UK. Britain’s exit from the EU can unleash more comprehensive and beneficial trade agreements ...
  • Would the UK car industry suffer from a ‘no-deal’ scenario?

    Would the UK car industry suffer from a ‘no-deal’ scenario?

    Daniel Burgon | | Trade
    The news that oiling the jammed Brexit negotiations with the European Union could cost the UK nearly £60bn has presented the government with a fresh reason to reconsider walking away from the negotiating table.When one sees talk of a no-deal situation in the media, however, it is rarely discussed in ...
  • What hand should the Government play in the foreign takeover of British firms?

    What hand should the Government play in the foreign takeover of British firms?

    Jennifer Speedie | | Trade
    Recent failed attempts by Kraft Heinz to bid successfully on UK giant, Unilever, have reignited debate over the Government’s role in the foreign takeover of UK firms. The takeover of iconic British firm Cadbury by American giant Kraft Foods in 2010 sparked controversy, with many calling for Government intervention in ...
  • T-Ticked Off

    T-Ticked Off

    Daniel Gibbs | | Trade
    The negotiations between the US and the EU for the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, are shrouded in secrecy. This is draconian and out-dated.Secret trade deals used to be the norm across the globe with talks being conducted in dark rooms between people we would never hear the ...
  • The UK must not miss out on Brazil

    The UK must not miss out on Brazil

    William Sternberg | | Trade
    Almost 200 years ago the UK first established diplomatic relations with Brazil. Since then, we have seen a considerable rise in Brazil’s economic power and its GDP (PPP) is now greater than that of the UK. It is likely that Brazil’s economic and global influence will continue to grow and ...