UK to become powerful, independent player in international trade.

UK to become powerful, independent player in international trade.

  • A report setting out the steps that would help the UK became a powerful, independent player in international trade was published by the Institute for Government on 17 May 2017.
  • The report sets out the practical steps they believe are required to launch a successful UK trade policy after Brexit.
  • In particular, the report addresses issues of collaboration, expertise, consistency, focus, and effective partnership between ministers and civil servants to make the most of the new opportunities presented by taking back control of trade policy.
  • A priority is also aimed to be placed on carrying over existing EU free trade agreements, particularly those with Canada, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland and Turkey.