Take it from me that the US would walk away from talks if we tried to make the adoption of UK rules a precondition of any FTA.
Technologically and culturally, the Asian country is a very different place – and it launched its programme before the virus could take root.
Those that prevent ordinary Syrians from accessing humanitarian aid and economic opportunities should be ended.
The Chinese Communist Party doesn’t really believe in free or fair markets and has a strategy based on domination, not fair competition.
The pandemic has huge geopolitical implications. Britain can better its aspirations by joining the CPTPP.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.
Fortunately, a decentralised solution has come forward that will allows epidemiologists and Health Departments to access the data they need.
It is incredible that he has allowed this attack on the Prime Minister’s integrity to be published now – amidst this existential global pandemic crisis.
It’s time that we all stood shoulder to shoulder together, and kept ourselves safe from outside interference.
We should take inspiration from other countries which display best practice: Australia and New Zealand.
When the UK claims to be reducing its greenhouse gas emissions it is often simply offshoring them.
Our scoping assessment shows there could be a £15.3 billion expansion in overall trade between the two countries, an 18 per cent increase on 2018 levels.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.
The blunt reality is that China is a cyber risk and will remain so for years. It has a dreadful reputation for cyber attacks and intellectual property theft.
It would be irrational for any government that believes in the peaceful settlement of disputes not to negotiate a settlement.