Tag: International Trade

The PM Isn’t Giving A Running Commentary on Brexit Talks. But Don’t Be Outraged.
6 min read, A Closer Look, Brexit

The PM Isn’t Giving A Running Commentary on Brexit Talks. But Don’t Be Outraged.

“Brexit negotiations will be kept SECRET” the Express headline shouts as if this were news. A month ago, Brexit Secretary, David Davis, insisted that full transparency on the talks in progress is not in the country’s best interests. “Clearly there is a need for Parliament to be informed without giving away our negotiating position. I…

Has Geography Become Insignificant in Today’s World?
5 min read, Economy, Perspective

Has Geography Become Insignificant in Today’s World?

“The World is Flat” claimed Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman, in 2006. Citing the role of communication and transport space-shrinking technologies, Friedman argued that geography mattered less than ever before in the global economy. Similarly, a few weeks ago, International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, declared that we live in a “post-geography trading world”. So...
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