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Perspectives: How precedent and politics are stalling the UK trade policy agenda

Britain’s trade policy is losing momentum after its first major success in acceding to the CPTPP. As negotiations to upgrade stopgap agreements with Turkey and Switzerland begin, the next government in London will need to focus on its wider European and EU relationships.

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Perspectives: The steep learning curve of forging new trade policy compromises

Two ongoing EU trade policy sagas – over the Association Agreement with Mercosur and the United States over steel and aluminium – show how the nature of the required decisions is becoming more complex as climate regulation and economic security are thrown into the mix.  New ways for forging political …