The really interesting question is: what causes wealth? And the answer is clear enough – specialisation and exchange.
Posts Tagged: Trade
The Article 50 clock is ticking – their departments must waste no more time in preparing the agricultural sector for the challenges and opportunities posed by global trade.
OK, it’s a silly question, but it applies no less to Liam Fox’s shadow than to the Trade Secretary himself.
James Arnell: In Europe, negotiation is a turbulent sport – we only need to worry if the Brexit talks go smoothly
Across the Channel, it’s normal to start with ludicrous demands and progress slowly, via a series of impasses and walk-outs.
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
Doing so would be a concrete and welcome improvement to the lives of millions of people.
The clock is ticking, and business and the public need to see that the Government is gripping the complexities of the process.
The International Trade Secretary also explains what his department can do before Britain’s formal departure from the EU.
The President finally looked as if he were spending a little time on policy and wooing American allies in Eastern Europe. Then…
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
Imagining otherwise does nobody any good.
Henry Newman: If the EU can strike a free trade, customs-friendly deal with Japan, why not with Britain too?
The Union has already signed up to an FTA) with Canada. Surely we should be able to agree a similar deal for the UK – if not one substantially deeper.
This is because in order to maximise opportunities, we must have control over our tariff schedules and our domestic regulation.
EU leaders are caught between the Islamic Republic’s atrocious record and the allure of its oil. We must take a stronger stance.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.