FTA

Canada and the EU tie the knot

The European Union is opening the doors to freer trade at precisely the moment that free trade is under the most serious threat since the…


World trade order a new work in progress

United States President Donald Trump will find that negotiating new trade deals is a much more difficult process than dumping existing deals, Geoff Kitney  writes. It has…


UPDATE: Trading in the Trump era

Major multilateral free trade agreements – existing, proposed and in doubt in the era of the Trump Presidency – compiled by Geoff Kitney. Doha Development…


Special relationships and trade rarely mix

Sources in trade diplomacy have been asked by consultants hired by the British Government to search internationally for experienced trade negotiators, Chief-Exec.com  has been told….


Europe: Britain never did get it

When Theresa May declared in her landmark Brexit speech this week that it was her fervent wish that Europe should succeed with the European Union…



Lords warn Government on trade access

An influential committee of the UK parliament has warned that Britain faces big post-Brexit obstacles to reaching a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European…


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…