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 (Development Policy): Michael Johnson

By |July 18th, 2016|

UK DEVELOPMENT POLICY POST-BREXIT Michael Johnson, former UK Government trade negotiator and Advisor on International Trade Policy The UK is committed by law to spend annually the UN target of 0.7% equivalent of GNI on [...]

Written Evidence (Trade Negotiations): Michael Johnson

By |July 18th, 2016|

UK TRADE NEGOTIATIONS AND AGREEMENTS POST-BREXIT Michael Johnson, former UK Government trade negotiator and Advisor on International Trade Policy   Tariffs on trade in goods Protective tariffs (or “customs duties”) and other equivalent charges which [...]

Written Evidence – Tralac

By |July 13th, 2016|

Some Implications of Brexit for UK - African Relations Brexit related Challenges The immediate post referendum challenge is to contain the consequences of uncertainty: about the UK-EU relationship, developments in financial markets, and with [...]

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 [...]

Written Submission: Trade Law Centre (tralac)

By |April 26th, 2016|

Trade Law Centre (tralac) The Trade Law Centre (tralac) is a trade-related capacity building organisation, registered as a non-profit organisation in South Africa. tralac works in African countries building capacity to enhance the quality [...]

Written Evidence: Light Years IP & African IP Trust

By |April 26th, 2016|

Light Years IP & African IP Trust A time-sensitive set of opportunities! At a time when consumers report that they believe that only 28% of established brands add value to our quality of life [...]

Written Evidence: African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET)

By |April 26th, 2016|

African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) The UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative (AFTi) focuses on three key issues which stand in the way of Sub-Sahara Africa’s (SSA) capacity to benefit from trade; namely, trade [...]

Written Evidence: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

By |April 26th, 2016|

African Trade Policy Centre, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Boosting intra-African trade provides a key opportunity for expanding agriculture and manufacturing sectors. This African Union Action Plan for Boosting intra-African Trade (BIAT), including [...]

Written Evidence: Salamat Ali and Chris Milner, University of Nottingham

By |April 26th, 2016|

Salamat Ali and Chris Milner, University of Nottingham Personal submission by Salamat Ali and Chris Milner (GEP and CREDIT, School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD) on: The Compositional Effects of High [...]

Written evidence: International Trade Centre

By |April 26th, 2016|

International Trade Centre The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint technical cooperation agency of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations dedicated to supporting the internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises [...]

Written Evidence: Oliver Morrissey, University of Nottingham

By |April 26th, 2016|

Oliver Morrissey, University of Nottingham This brief submission has two aims: i) To clarify that while trade can support a poverty-reduction strategy, trade policy cannot ensure that trade is pro-poor and gender equitable because [...]

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)

Traidcraft

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

United Nations Conference on Trade & Development

Wockorach, Otim & Olara

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookTweet about this on Twitter