The United Kingdom believes it can lead the world in a push towards achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. But that global leadership may not involve imposing the kinds of carbon border mechanisms that the European Union and other countries are considering.
UK trade politics
Borderlex spoke to Dominic Goudie, head of international trade at the UK Food and Drink Federation, about rules of origin, SPS deals with the EU, and the global growth potential for UK exports.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan has been appointed as the United Kingdom’s new International Trade Secretary. Trevelyan replaces Liz Truss, who is to become Britain’s new Foreign Secretary. The announcement was confirmed on Wednesday afternoon (15 September) as part of a major re-shuffle of prime minister Boris Johnson’s top team. Trevelyan had been …
Angus Brendan MacNeil, chair of the House of Commons’ international trade committee, chats with Chris Horseman about scrutinising trade deals, assessing their economic value, and creating new trade borders between England and Scotland. ***