One should not be shy of admitting that any major short-term gains from our accession are primarily political. We already have trade agreements with nine of the current eleven members.
A major target of Government policy in respect of the domestic and trade economy ought to be the rebalancing of our unsustainable balance of payments deficit.
Unfortunately for the Prime Minister, he looks set to be left banging the drum for free trade just as the rest of the world is changing its tune.
There is much that we can offer the region thanks to our expertise in many of the twenty-first century’s key industries.
The UK has made it crystal clear to its trading partners which side of the table it is going to be on.
The Tradeshow Access Programme has been invaluable for the rail sector, and costs very little.
The EU started trade talks with the country back in 2007 and suspended them in 2013. Will post-Brexit Britain find it easier?
Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Official Opposition of Canada, championed the idea during his bid to run the Conservative Party of Canada.
The commission has come up with an an innovative proposal for import policy.
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
Creating temporary arrangements around fishing and other areas may not be ideal, but it is a better option than the prospect of no deal.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?
While working on its Brexit deal, it is simultaneously cultivating trade relationships with Japan, the US, Australia and New Zealand.