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International trade involves a multitude of highly technical issues, many of them covered by WTO and other international agreements.  From technical standards to Rules of Origin to investment regulations, the UK will need to develop its own policy positions and operational procedures.

Our Thematic Issues section presents current thinking on some of the most important issues the UK and its trade partners will face after Brexit.

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Trade Modelling: Model behaviour?

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Model Behaviour: Understanding some recent debates on the UK’s trade prospects after Brexit. Brexit has managed to make trade modelling trendy. Perhaps that’s an exaggeration. But at least it has brought it out of the academic journals and into the broadsheets. The latest sparring has seen claims that the civil service’s trade modelling is unduly […]

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