The pursuit of free trade

The pursuit of free trade

Let’s start with a mixed metaphor – in its pursuit of free trade, the UK is anchored to the European Union while swimming against the tide. The anchor – it’s more like gravity really, as we will show – chains much of the UK’s trade to the EU, while the tide pulls trading nations towards each other even while the UK strikes out in search of free trade deals of its own.

To continue reading, subscribe today

and enjoy unlimited access to the following:

  • Tips of the Week
  • Funds coverage
  • Weekly features on big investment themes
  • Trading ideas
  • Comprehensive companies coverage
  • Economic analysis
Subscribe to Investors Chronicle

Related topics

Subscribe today

Full access for just £3.37 a week:

• Tips and recommendations - to beat the market 
• Portfolio clinic & Mr Bearbull - build a well-planned portfolio 
• Expert tools - track and manage investments effortlessly
• Plus free delivery to your home or office

Subscribe Now