Tag: brexit

Digitalising trade process can mitigate potential $77.6bn Brexit fall-out, says ICC UK Secretary General on BBC World News

How will channel tunnel border checks change when Britain leaves the EU? Speaking on BBC World News, ICC United Kingdom Secretary General Chris Southworth explains what post-Brexit changes might mean for the $150 billion – or 17 percent – of goods that head into and out of the United Kingdom’s port of Dover every year. …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Trade Governance Model featured in GTR

ICC United Kingdom, along with several other business, union and non-governmental organisations have put forth a new Trade Governance Model for trade negotiations post-Brexit. The framework is based on four principles: Consensus Building, Transparency, Democratic Oversight and Net Benefit for All. Speaking with GTR, Chris Southworth, ICC United Kingdom’s secretary general, acknowledges that not enough …

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ICC United Kingdom’s trade governance model reported in The Times

Following the launch of ICC United Kingdom’s trade policy recommendations titled ‘A Trade Governance Model That Works for Everyone‘, the organisation’s Secretary General Chris Southworth tells The Times’ Callum Jones why a new governance model for trade policy is critical post-Brexit. Southworth stated: “Public trust in trade policy has collapsed. This governance model provides a real opportunity …

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For BBC Radio 4, ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth explains implications of US-China tariffs

Following the US decision to implement tariffs of up to 25% on 1,333 Chinese products, China  announced its decision to also impose tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports (including pork and wine), worth approximately US$3 billion in value. For BBC Radio 4, Chris Southworth, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Secretary General argues …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth interviewed on BBC Radio 4

Following Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest statement on trade with the EU post-Brexit, BBC Radio 4’s Charlotte Smith and Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom, discuss what May’s “hard facts” mean for the UK’s food and drink sector. Southworth explains that, in light of May’s speech, a five-10 year transition …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth talks to BBC Radio 4 on trade outside the EU

UK food and drink exports soared to £22 billion pounds last year, while export growth to non-EU countries surpassed those to the EU. Speaking to BBC Radio 4 Farming today, ICC United Kingdom Secretary General Chris Southworth talks trade outside the EU, and how trade policy following Brexit should look for UK food and drink exporters to …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth discusses the Brexit Trade Bill on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today

Shortly after the Brexit Trade Bill entered Parliament, BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today talked to Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the ICC United Kingdom regarding his thoughts on how the Bill – and Customs Bill to follow – might affect UK trade.   Both Bills are expected to set the foundation for the UK to …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth discusses post-Brexit trade on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today

As part of the station’s trade week, BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today spoke to ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth on the possibilities surrounding the UK’s trade environment post-Brexit, and how it might affect the UK’s food and farming sector. Among other issues, Chris explained the importance of UK farming for the rest of the world, …

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Natixis’ Nordine Naam forecasts the dollar will continue to firm

In his weekly column for FX-MM, Natixis’ Senior Forex Analyst, Nordine Naam, reflects on key currency movements during the second quarter of 2017. In response to an improvement in US macroeconomic indicators, the US dollar is expected to firm further with stable growth and inflation remaining low at 2.21%. Meanwhile, the sterling recovered against the …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth speaks to BBP Media on new opportunities for UK SMEs

In a recent interview with BBP media – the regional B2B publication – Chris Southworth, Secretary General at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom, discusses how local UK businesses and SMEs can stay ahead of challenges and make the most of new and existing opportunities. In particular, he explains that businesses should actively …

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