Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Can the UK become "a global leader" in free trade post Brexit?

The United Kingdom is doing two things in trade policy terms. First, we are leaving the European Union. Second, we..

By Shanker Singham

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Britain and the EU must work together to fight protectionism and populism

Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered Article 50. Britain is now leaving the EU, but not leaving Europe. The prime..

By Shanker Singham

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

George Osborne perpetuates Brexit myths

“Let’s make sure that we go on doing trade with our biggest export market. Otherwise withdrawing from the single market..

By Shanker Singham

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

2017: A Year of Majestic Possibilities

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where..

By Shanker Singham

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Farewell Fidel Castro, brutal dictator who impoverished Cuba

I arrived in Miami, Florida in September, 1992 to work for an American law firm, building its Latin American trade..

By Shanker Singham

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The cost of EEA membership is not worth it for the UK

Much work has been done on the cost of not having “access to the single market” even though the terms..

By Shanker Singham

Monday, 10 October 2016

Brexit Britain can be a catalyst for global free trade

Much has been made of the Prime Minister’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference last week in which she proposed..

By Shanker Singham

Monday, 26 September 2016

Frozen capital: how to boost Iceland's economy

As the issues of financial services passports, the single market and movement of people swirl around the media in the..

By Shanker Singham

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

A good UK-EU trade deal is good for the world

Theresa May is under great pressure at the G-20 to ensure that the Brexit process is properly handled with minimal..

By Shanker Singham