Tag: ICC United Kingdom

ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth tells LBC Radio that countries are better off together when it comes to trade

Last Friday, the Trump administration’s 20 percent steel and 10 percent aluminium tariffs came into effect for the EU, Canada and Mexico. Talking to leading UK talk show LBC radio’s Shelagh Fogarty, ICC United Kingdom Secretary General Chris Southworth explains that – following several protectionist measures initiated from the UK’s closet ally – the UK …

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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 Chris Southworth talks Iran-EU trade on BBC World News

Following U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth explained how European business might be affected as a result on BBC World News. In particular, Southworth elaborated on Trumps decision to impose sanctions on any nation that continues to do business with the Republic – including …

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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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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom writes for the ICC United Kingdom’s Trade Finance Conference

Although global trade has seen a decade of sluggish growth following the 2008 financial crisis, a recent rise in economic activity – particularly in Southeast Asia and certain Latin American markets – is increasing expectations for a resurgence in global trade growth. Yet two factors will be instrumental, Dominic Broom, BNY Mellon’s Global Head of …

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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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