Written Evidence 2017-10-08T11:56:18+01:00

Written Submissions

We received written submissions supporting the Inquiry into UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative from the following individuals and organisations.

Written Evidence: Emily Jones

By | October 17th, 2016|

Emily Jones, Associate Professor at the Blavatnik School of Government, Director of the Global Economic Governance Programme and a Fellow of University College. Brexit: Implications for Trade with Developing Countries  Summary If the UK exits the [...]

Written Evidence: Trade Justice Movement

By | October 11th, 2016|

Introduction The  Trade  Justice  Movement  is  a  coalition  of  UK-­‐based  organisations  concerned  with  trade  justice,  including   trade  unions,  aid  agencies,  environment  and  human  rights  campaigns,  Fair  Trade  organisations,  faith  and   consumer  groups. [...]

Written Evidence: Fairtrade Foundation

By | July 25th, 2016|

As the UK renegotiates trade deals, let’s make them fair. Fairtrade Foundation policy briefing & discussion paper July 22nd 2016 The UK is about to renegotiate trade arrangements with a large number of countries around [...]

Written Evidence: Ana Gallo-Alvarez

By | July 21st, 2016|

Ms. Ana Gallo-Alvarez, Managing Director, GlobeChange Strategies, former Senior Director, Dechert LLP BREXIT: IMPACT ON CURRENT TRADE AGREEMENTS WITH AFRICAN COUNTRIES LEGAL FRAMEWORK The EU Common Commercial Policy (“CCP”) is a EU exclusive competence under art. [...]

Written Evidence: UNECA

By | July 18th, 2016|

David Luke, Coordinator, African Trade Policy Centre, UN Economic Commission for Africa Trade Policies How would existing trade arrangements look immediately after Brexit? When the UK joined the European Economic Community 43 years ago it transferred all [...]

Written Evidence: Fairtrade Foundation

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Written Evidence: Fairtrade Foundation Agricultural exports are linked to millions of jobs in Africa. There is business and donor interest in investing in agriculture and policy makers are seeking to use trade to address [...]

Written Evidence: Overseas Development Institute

By | April 26th, 2016|

Overseas Development Institute Trade facilitation promotes productivity growth, employment creation and poverty reduction by raising volume and diversification of exports, reallocating resources to more productive activities, improving access to inputs and enabling participation in [...]

Written Evidence: Paul Brenton, World Bank

By | April 26th, 2016|

Paul Brenton, World Bank The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the World Bank Group or its Executive Directors. This submission outlines three aspects of the importance of regional trade integration in [...]

Full list of individuals and organisations:


African Centre for Economic Transformation

Ana Gallo Alvarez

Anabel Gonzalez, World Bank

Centre for Research on Economic Developement and International Trade, University of Nottingham (Chris Milner, Oliver Morrissey, Salamat Ali)

Chris Stevens

Commonwealth Secretariat

Emily Jones

Fairtrade Foundation

International Trade Centre

Light Years IP & African IP Trust

Matthew Cadbury (University of Hertfordshire)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Paul Brenton, World Bank

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG)

Trade Justice Movement

Trade Law Centre (tralac)


United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

United Nations Conference on Trade & Development

Wockorach, Otim & Olara

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