Sectors

The UK produces and exports a wide range of agricultural and other primary goods, manufactured goods and services.  Often based around membership of the EU single market, the UK has actively taken its place in globalised supply chains.  The UK’s exit from the EU will therefore be likely to cause disruptions to its trade with Europe and the wider world.  And whether or not the UK remains in the Customs Union, or is ‘aligned’ with it, new arrangements will be required for services.

Our Sectors section offers insights and evidence on Brexit’s impact on key sectors in the UK and beyond.

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What moves on Free Movement?

Along with the Irish border, the question of free movement was one of the seemingly intractable questions at the recent EU summit in Salzburg. Put simply the EU does not want to convey the impression that it is possible  for the UK – or any other member -to give up a commitment to this key […]

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Listening to the architects: What trade in architecture can tell us about the architecture for trade

With the UK and the EU reaching the sharp end of their negotiations on future arrangements, resolving the question of how these should be structured has become ever more pressing. Summarising in fairly general terms, the UK government is split between those who favour prioritising deep integration with EU, and those who, on the other […]

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Trade, War and Trade Wars

Donald Trump’s decision to repudiate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed with Iran has not only precipitated a security crisis, it will also further ratchet up tensions in world trade. Trade is a fundamental part of the deal, for Iran, but also the European Union. In just two years, EU exports to Iran increased […]

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Show Me the Money

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Show me the Money: Prospects for United Kingdom and EU cooperation on Financial Services post-Brexit Draft Guidelines for the second phase of Brexit negotiations were submitted to the European Council on 7 March 2018, for adoption on 23 March.  In them the EU lays down tight limits for negotiation of the UK’s withdrawal agreement and […]

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