Trade, Europe and Markets

Industry, politics and automobiles

The UK Government’s announcement that Nissan will build two new vehicle models at its Sunderland plant, saving thousands of jobs, combined two persistent themes of…


Protecting the future of great British food

British foods that form part of the nation’s culinary heritage need European laws to protect them from British imitators, Chief-Exec.com has been told. Instead, their…


British sovereignty under attack

Plans by leading Brexiters to power British economic growth by a sweeping free trade agenda could undermine the fundamental rationale for quitting the European Union…


Middle ground manoeuvers

The major political parties in Western democracies are scrambling to attempt to understand and respond to what appears to be a spreading revolution against mainstream…


The Game of Brexit

In one way it is fortunate that the pre-negotiations on Brexit have staked out the territory. The game has crystallised into two dimensions – controls…


Rise of the Anglosphere

As Britain begins to turn more sharply away from a future “across the Channel”, the idea that its best future can be found “across the…


October economic round-up

It is official The economic weather following the Brexit referendum on June 23 was generally mild.  Earlier stormy forecasts proved to be off the mark,…


Trade withers as populism grows

The cheers that greeted Theresa May’s declaration at the Conservative party conference on the weekend when she declared Britain would return to being a “fully…