Tag: tariffs

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 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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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’s Chris Southworth discusses implications of US tariffs on BBC World News

Following the US decision to implement tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum, BBC World News talks to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth, Secretary General, regarding what these tariffs would mean for the global economy and the possibility of a global trade war. Southworth explains, “this is an issue for global supply chains well …

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The “Big Six” set to weather the storm: S&P writes for Energy Voice about the impact of future energy tariff caps

During her speech to the Conservative Party conference on October 4th, Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to cap standard variable tariffs (SVT) to boost energy competition in the UK. Beatrice de Taisne, director for EMEA Utilities at S&P Global Ratings, explains that while the “Big Six” – Centrica (British Gas), SSE, EDF, Scottish Power, …

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