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China-UK trade after European Union exit: a win-win? (Shanghai)

BritCham / CBBC
Event type External
Date Friday, March 24th, 2017
Time 08:30 - 10:30
Open for All welcome
Contacts fraser.deas@britishcouncil.org.cn
Venue Jing An Shangri-La, Magnolia Ballroom 2
Organiser External
Address 1218 Yan'an Middle Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
上海延安中路1218号 南京西路静安嘉里中心
 
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Strong UK-China trade relations after Britain leaves the European Union are seen by many as a win-win.  As the UK forges a new role for itself in the world, the British Government is keen to signal its ambition; but it is still unclear what the UK-EU and EU-China implications might mean for a bilateral deal.  This exciting panel event will see experts from the UK Trade Policy Observatory at the University of Sussex discussing UK-Chinese trade relations against the backdrop of Brexit and the role of the World Trade Organisation.
 
The University of Sussex invites you to join their experts from the UK Trade Policy Observatory for a discussion on UK-Chinese trade against the backdrop of Brexit and the role of the World Trade Organisation.
 
The UK Trade Policy Observatory, based at the University of Sussex in England, has the largest concentration of economic, legal and international relations scholars with trade policy expertise and experience in Britain. The Observatory provides independent expert comment and analysis of trade policy proposals for the UK as well as training for policy makers and negotiators through tailored training packages.
 
Host
Professor Steven McGuire - Head of the School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex.  His research interests lie in international political economy, international business and corporate political activity. 
 
Speakers
Dr Ingo Borchert – Lecturer in the Economics Department at the University of Sussex.
Prior to this, Dr Borchert worked an economist at the World Bank (2008-2011), where he helped construct the first global services policy restrictions database.  
 
Dr Emily Lydgate –  Specialist in international trade law, as well as agricultural and renewable energy policy, at the University of Sussex. Dr Lydgate is also responsible for convening the university’s LLM in International Trade Law.
 
Agenda
08.30-09:00 Registration and breakfast
09:00-09:10 Introduction – Professor Steven McGuire
09:10-09:30 Talk – Dr Ingo Borchert
09:30-09:50 Talk – Dr Emily Lydgate
09:50-10:00 Closing – Professor Steven McGuire
10:00-10:30 Audience Q&A
 
Registration
This event is free to attend but spaces are limited, you will receive a confirmation email shortly after your register if you have been allocated a place.

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