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Global Trade: A Missed Chance for the EU and the US to Set the Gold Standard?

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, and with a new US Administration, BAB Policy & Trade Director Emanuel Adam explores the question of whether the EU and US have missed the chance to set the gold standard in trade. His short answer: Yes. But forever or for how long?

8 things for Trump and May to discuss that can strengthen our economies and make us more secure

Ahead of the first meeting of the UK Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump, BABC CEO Jeffries Briginshaw offered 8 key priorities the leaders ought to discuss. 

Antonia Romeo appointed as new Permanent Secretary at DIT

Antonia Romeo has been appointed as the Permanent Secretary for the Department for International Trade (DIT), following the creation of the department to promote British trade across the world and lead, coordinate and deliver a new trade and investment policy for the UK.

A fair, competitive and global Britain - BAB statement on UK Prime Minister May’s remarks

Following the remarks given by UK Prime Minister May BritishAmerican Business members are committed to help building a fair, competitive and global United Kingdom. Read the comments from Jeffries Brigninshaw, CEO of BritishAmerican Business, on the speech from Prime Minister Theresa May.

UK Government Releases FAQs on Brexit

On November 22, the UK government published responses to frequently asked questions regarding the UK’s departure from the European Union. Topics covered iclude exiting the EU, migration, trade and the single market, EU funding for UK projects, legislation and devolution.