Brexit was all about opportunities for Britain in world
We’re putting that promise to the test and getting into the
On Thursday 9th June at 10am,
the UK Trade and Business Commission will be holding not one but two
live panels back to back. The first will explore our post-Brexit
economic agreement with Japan, and the second will delve into our
possible trade deal with India.
Both panels will explore how
this government’s post-Brexit trade deals are attempting to fix the
holes in the UK’s trade now we’re not in the EU.
The panel on India will also
consider how Britain needs to understand what India wants from its
trade with the UK in order to be an attractive trading partner. The
panel on Japan will look at whether the deal the government signed is
really having a positive impact on our economy - and whether trade
with more distant partners can ever replace lost trade with our
In the first session,
Commissioners will hear from Dr Minako
research fellow in International Trade of University of Sussex
Business School and a Policy Research Fellow of the UK Trade Policy
Observatory (UKTPO), Pernille Rudlin, Managing Director, Rudlin Consulting Ltd.,
Lord Kim Darroch, Former British Ambassador to the US and Former National
Security Advisor to the UK Prime Minister and Nick Von
Westenholz, Director of Trade
and Business Strategy at the National Farmers’ Union.
In the second, a panel of
Pallavi Bhajaj, Trade and Digital Economy Expert, Sangeeta
Khorana, International Trade
Expert, Tony Matharu, Founder and Chairman of Integrity International Group and
Lord Karan Bilimoria, Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer, President of the
Confederation of British Industry will give evidence on the future
trading relationship between the UK and India.
Watch both sessions from 10 am
on Thursday 9th June by clicking on the button below:
The UK Trade & Business
Commission is made up of business leaders from various business
sectors and politicians from across the political spectrum. They take
evidence from experts and make their findings public.
The UK Government might want us
all to just accept that their trade deals are great, but we want to
know what it all actually means. I hope you do too.
Director of Operations, Best for