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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing post-Brexit trade deals on Ian King Live

Last week, ICC UK’s Chris Southworth appeared on Ian King Live – Sky News, discussing the UK’s potential trade deals post-Brexit. Following the Prime Minister’s speech indicating that the UK will leave the Single Market, as well as developments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Chris discusses the opportunities and complexities that UK exporters …

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ICC UK cited in The Telegraph’s Live Davos blog

In response to Theresa May’s speech at The World Economic Forum in Davos today – as well as her speech earlier this week outlining the Government’s exit strategy – ICC UK’s Chris Southworth has been cited in The Telegraph’s Live Davos feed. Chris comments on the practical aspects regarding the UK’s vision for free trade …

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ICC UK’s letter to the Financial Times: UK business must make the case for trade during exit talks

A letter from ICC UK’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, has been published in the Financial Times. In response to the article, ‘Business should assume a hard Brexit’ – and indications that the UK Government will give up membership to the Single Market – the letter discusses the importance of making the case for free trade …

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TFR reports on ICC UK’s Annual Trade Finance Conference

TFR recently reported on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom’s 2016 Trade Finance Conference held in December. The conference covered a range of topics from Brexit, global economic uncertainty, and trade finance shortages, to regulation, compliance and the growth of digitisation. It provided a platform for trade finance figures in the UK and Europe …

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ICC UK discusses the need to empower UK corporates in New Business

ICC UK’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth features in the Winter Issue of New Business, where he discusses the challenges UK companies face and how they can yield their influence. In particular, following the Brexit referendum, international business – more than ever before – needs to put forward its collective interests in the Brexit negotiations, for …

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ICC UK’s Sir Mike Rake discussing Brexit on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme

Sir Mike Rake, Chair of ICC United Kingdom, appeared early this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. Interviewed by presenters John Humphrys and Sarah Montague, Sir Mike was first questioned on broadband investment and connectivity, and proceeded to discuss the importance of transitional arrangements and being “intensely practical” while the UK negotiates trade agreements …

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ICC UK discusses EU uncertainty in The Independent

ICC UK’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, has been quoted in an article in The Independent which discusses the alarm call from UK business leaders about the costs of EU uncertainty. According to the article, many business leaders have put investment decisions on hold amid uncertainty and, most recently, after the High Court ruled that Government …

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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing latest GDP figures and Brexit on Sky News

Earlier today, Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK was interviewed on Sky News following the release of the latest UK GDP figures from the Office for National Statistics. The figures reveal that GDP grew by 0.5% in the three months to the end of September, down from the growth …

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ICC UK on CNBC discussing why businesses are concerned about Brexit

Early yesterday morning ICC United Kingdom’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe, explaining why British businesses are concerned about Brexit. In particular, Southworth explains how a miscommunication from government is of particular concern to businesses planning ahead. On a positive note, he comments that the Department for International Trade has already …

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ICC United Kingdom’s John Carroll disproves trade myths in City AM

John Carroll, Head of ICC United Kingdom’s Trade and investment Policy Committee, tackles the myths put forward about free trade in an article released in City AM earlier this week. With a growing anti-trade sentiment evident around the world, the article tackles five particular myths about free trade and also puts forward the case for …

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