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The Case for Global Trade in an Era of Populist Protectionism: Lessons from New Zealand

Featuring Todd McClay MP, New Zealand Minister of Trade; and Rt Hon Lord Hill of Oareford, Former EU Commissioner, this event took place at Policy Exchange on Tuesday 29 November 

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The Art of the Deal: how does the UK boost international trade?

13.00 – 14.00
Room 2H, 5, ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP

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What does Brexit mean for East Asia?

Policy Exchange hosts Singapore’s Ambassador-at-Large, Bilahari KausiKan, on what Brexit means for East Asia.

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Clean Brexit

With a foreword by former Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson, and a postscript by former Foreign Secretary David Owen, this major contribution to the public debate sets out proposals for a ‘Clean Brexit’. It is written by Policy Exchange’s Chief Economic Advisor, Dr Gerard Lyons, and leading Telegraph economics commentator, Liam Halligan

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Press coverage ahead of the launch of Policy Exchange’s new ‘Clean Brexit’ report

The Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, and The Sun on Sunday refer to ‘Policy Exchange’s Clean Brexit report, which will be published on Monday 16 January

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The return of the internationalists? Unpacking Labour’s position on foreign policy.

The return of the internationalists? Unpacking Labour’s position on foreign policy.

Last week, Chuka Umunna spoke to Chatham House in a much-needed intervention on the state of British foreign policy.

In recent years, the British foreign policy debate has not kept up with the pace of global political and economic change. For that reason alone, there was much to commend in Umunna’s sense of urgency. To adapt to the challenges of the twenty-first century, as he put it, “we need to look ahead and develop a proper national strategy on the basis of a clear understanding of what our interests are”.

The Realities of a US-UK Free Trade Agreement

The Realities of a US-UK Free Trade Agreement

In a piece first published by ConservativeHome, Geoff Raby, Policy Exchange’s Head of Trade Policy, contends that while ‘undoubtedly the UK and USA will be able to negotiate a post-Brexit high-quality FTA’, many ‘major unknowns’ remain as yet unresolved.

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Warwick Lightfoot gives evidence to International Trade Committee

Warwick Lightfoot gives evidence to International Trade Committee

Policy Exchange’s Director of Economics Warwick Lightfoot gave evidence to the House of Commons International Trade Committee on US-UK trade after Brexit. Warwick argued that consumers should be at the heart of trade policy, and that freer trade means more choice and lower prices for them.

How can new trade deals work best?

How can new trade deals work best?

Paul Goodman, writing for Conservative Home, discusses Policy Exchange’s recent event about Britain’s post-Brexit trade strategy.

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