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Intra-Commonwealth trade and investment to exceed US$1.5 trillion

22/05/2018 #United Kingdom

Intra-Commonwealth trade and productive greenfield investment is expected to reach US$1.6 trillion by 2020, in spite of the global trade slowdown caused by the 2008 financial crisis.

Navigating Uncertainty - Towards a Post-Brexit Trade and Development Agenda

02/05/2018 #United Kingdom

‘Extreme uncertainty’ is a Brexit catchphrase that applies fully to the UK’s future trade relationship with developing countries - which includes many Commonwealth member countries - as well as with the remaining EU members.

'The Commonwealth has found its voice' - Michael Sippitt comments on The Malta Business Weekly

26/04/2018 #United Kingdom

Reeling off a slew of new initiatives and agreements announced in the 12-page Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué issued here last Friday, Prime Minister Theresa May told the closing press conference that "in all these ways and more, the Commonwealth has found its voice, we can look forward to a bright future with confidence".

'Expert reveals WHEN Britain's trade with the Commonwealth will BEAT the EU' - Michael Sippitt comments on Express

23/04/2018 #United Kingdom

AN INDIAN expert and broadcaster has revealed how long it will take for Britain's trade with the 52 Commonwealth countries to surpass its trade with the EU - and it will not please Brexiteers.

'Commonwealth FAMILY: Trade expert celebrates Queen’s role in UK’s post Brexit future' - Michael Sippitt comments on Express

20/04/2018 #United Kingdom

COMMONWEALTH leaders dined with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace last night as talk over how to best boost Brexit Britain’s trading future raged. One trade expert told Express.co.uk that the UK is right to pursue "the world outside Europe” and celebrates the Queen’s role in “keeping the door open”.

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