Trade and investment policy:Options for UK policy in 2024

Trade policy has become more politicised, facing challenges over the extent to which it can be used to promote values or proactively influence trade partners’ policies and practices.  This paper published by the European & International Analysts Group on 26 February 2024 considers how far the UK can influence the international trade environment, and which specific policies best support UK based firms to increase their global competitiveness.