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#8 Brexit allows the UK to provide aid through trade with the new Developed Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS)

In 2023 the UK Government introduced its new Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS)to provide aid through trade with 65 developing...
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Brexit Benefits

#7 The UK has been able to reduce trade barriers with LATAM better from outside the EU

In the FY ending March 2023, in just the LATAM region, the UK was able to remove 34 trade barriers...
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Brexit Benefits

#6 Leaving the EU allowed the UK to eliminate trade barriers costing billions a year

In the year to March 2022, the UK trade department managed to resolve 192 tariff barriers across 79 countries. Just...
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Brexit Benefits

#5 The UK can now trade in Swiss equities again, thanks to leaving the EU

EU members cannot trade in Swiss equities, due to a ban put in place in 2019. The UK was able...
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As We See It Trade & Economy

The anatomy of our state strangulation

By Ewen Stewart – 4 minute read THE BRITISH STATE is failing. Almost all agree regardless of political hue. Economic...
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Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

Is it a record? FIVE myths about UK trade and agriculture appear in one FT article

By Catherine McBride – 6 minute read IN AN ARTICLE published by the Financial Times on 25th April the FT perpetuated...
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Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

The NFU needs to accept UK food security needs diversified supply chains

By Catherine McBride – 10 minute read. WE WILL NEED more imports in the future and the more diversified our...
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Trade & Economy

The Bank of England argues for blame-free taxpayer bailouts – of central banks!

By Bob Lyddon – 4 minute read. THIS TIME around it is not commercial banks that need bailing out, but...
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Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

Fear and ignorance of world farming practices will keep UK food prices high, and African farmers poor

By Catherine McBride – 7 minute read SELF-OBSESSED Liz Webster probably knows nothing about international farming standards nor of the...
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As We See It Trade & Economy

The Budget a week on – appeasers please no one

By Ewen Stewart – 6 minute read LAST WEEK’S budget has failed. It was timid, did not tackle the critical...
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As We See It Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

What’s in a name? The battle of words in UK trade policy

By Gully Foyle. TRADE DEALS do not create trade. Businesses create trade. All that governments can do, is try to...
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As We See It Trade & Economy

Possibly Hunt’s final Budget misses the point again

By Ewen Stewart – 6 minute read THE REALITY IS, unless forced by market imperative, the UK is locked into...
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Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

The UK-Canada free trade negotiations – an explainer

By Gully Foyle – 2 minutes read AS MANY OF YOU will have already seen, the news broke overnight that...
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Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

Twenty-five years on and the Euro still fails to deliver

By Bob Lyddon – 4 minute read TWENTY-FIVE years on and the Euro’s benefits have been reduced to stunning banality...
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As We See It Brexit-Watch

The ‘shipwreck’ of Brexit according to Le Figaro

By Ewen Stewart – 4 minute read Le Figaro’s article actually reveals the fact that while the UK Government and...
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As We See It Trade & Economy

Autumn Statement Tax cuts – what’s not to like?

By Ewen Stewart – 6 minute read THE VEIL has been lifted. The former Chancellor Philip Hammond has admitted what...
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Health

The WHO’s power grab for world government by stealth

IF YOU haven’t heard already, proposals are currently being negotiated in secret that will fundamentally change our individual freedoms, our...
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Brexit-Watch Trade & Economy

Protecting the UK’s Golden Goose from rival financial centres

By Catherine McBride – 9 minute read – Our regulators need to allow companies to concentrate on their core business,...
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Repeatedly disproven OBR forecasts? It’s time to adopt ‘when the facts change’

By Catherine McBride – 5 minute read – The OBR would be well advised to heed Keynes’ advice and change...
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As We See It Trade & Economy

How nationalism rots away our ability to see reason

By Brian Monteith – 4 minute read WHAT IS IT about so much of Scottish media news reporting that they...
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