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A Blueprint for UK Trade Policy

You can read the full paper, outlining Shanker Singham’s views on a blueprint for UK Trade Policy, here – below is a short summary.  When the British people voted to leave the European Union on June 23rd, 2016, the economic backdrop was not positive. Measures of actual wealth creation had been down since before the financial crisis. Growth in industrial output has been down for over ten years. The elevated growth of the 1990s in developed countries collapsed with the 2001 recession, and then started to increase once more until 2004 when it started to slow. The Global Financial Crisis…