The pessimism of some at home is contradicted by the successes of British businesses, and the rising interest in the UK that I see around the world.
Not only are we helping the Kingdom achieve important domestic reforms, it gives us a platform to project our influence in this vital region.
A sensible solution is achievable, but unnecessary brinksmanship and over-the-top rhetoric helps nobody.
Britain and the EU are as well-placed as any two parties could be to strike a comprehensive agreement which covers this critical industry.
I have said previously that I believe the Government has been pursuing a sensible negotiating approach to date. I maintain that view.
In a no-deal scenario, we must be prepared with a detailed plan which takes into account the trading and regulatory differences between industries.
No matter the size of the economy, or the early advantages a country might enjoy, the consequences of inaction or an anti-innovation policy platform are disastrous.
Decades of under-investment in transport are being corrected – but we need an ambitious strategy for what comes next.
The Prime Minister is right to be optimistic about our future relationship with the EU, but we must be ready for every eventuality.
Conservatives Friends of Bangladesh plays an important part in strengthening economic, cultural and political ties.
Subsidies, tariffs or lowering standards are not the answer. There is a conservative solution.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Doing so would be a concrete and welcome improvement to the lives of millions of people.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.