Trade


Complex language of trade falls on deaf ears

The empty space that sits where detailed, comprehensive and forward-looking planning for British post-Brexit trade should be set out is arguably the most perplexing example…


5G, Huawei and a technology tipping point

The US-China trade war has already seen various skirmishes, around intellectual property, steel and soya. One, however, is shaping up to be a battleground that…




The art of the win-win negotiation

Or as John Egan  discovers, in diplomatic parlance, it is the art of compromise. It seemed that the time for talking was running out at…



When reality bites

Is Prime Minister Theresa May resigned to Customs Union membership for the UK after Brexit? Murray Ritchie suspects the answer is ‘yes’. First it was…