Jonathan Marland

From WikiCorporates
Jump to navigation Jump to search


  • Feb.14.2018: Brexiters focus on the Commonwealth factor. Hopes that the UK will forge free trade agreements with the 51 nations of the former British empire are much on the minds of foreign secretary Boris Johnson, international trade secretary Liam Fox and others. Jonathan Marland enthuses about future UK-Commonwealth trade. He will chair the Commonwealth Business Forum in April. This will convene about 800 business leaders in London to discuss how trade ties can be strengthened. Lord Marland believes one way that the UK could swiftly boost trade with the Commonwealth would be to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The peer believes there are deep political motives for boosting Commonwealth trade. “What Liam Fox talks about is a free and open economy. {tag: Trade Policy} The Financial Times, James Blitz