This month the US announced the tightening of sanctions previously imposed on Iran. Since withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (designed to arrest the development of an Iranian nuclear capability) the US had already imposed sanctions on a variety Iranian exports – notably in November 2008. An important element is the withdrawal of waivers, which allowed some countries to continue purchasing Iranian oil, shielded from US action.
Trade & Export
Trade Agreements – A Reality Check
A look at the topical trends and issues described with the use of Multi-lateral and Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) in international trade and export.
A Matter of Agreement
This trade and export article helps explain the difference between Multi-lateral Agreements and Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and the growth of the latter in recent years.
Where are we now?
David Millett looks at a significant week in Parliament in determining the course of Brexit and the major uncertainties that are likely to remain.
What can we reasonably say?
At a time of such noise and conflicting ‘truths’ about Brexit, what can we reasonably say?
Time for Reflection
As one year morphs into another, it is a good time to reflect on a changing trade landscape, but possibly wise to avoid the temptation to make predictions!
US and China - Trading Blows
The escalating tensions between the US and China have now been described as a ‘Trade War’.