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Critical Raw Materials

Listen to our latest podcast on ‘Critical Raw Materials' - What are they? What do we use them for? And why have they become such an important part of our trade policy discussions?

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Should the UK join the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean convention?

Analysis of the potential benefit of joining PEM for UK exports to the EU

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Gritty problems in setting up the UK CBAM

Our response to the Government’s consultation on ‘Introduction of a UK carbon border adjustment mechanism from January 2027'.

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Mini Deals

Listen to our latest podcast on trade ‘mini deals’ – what are they, why do they exist and what contribution do they make to global trade?

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The Latest EU Procurement Policy May Green Supply Chains

Do new EU regulations contribute to sustainable public procurement and help to promote a green global recovery?

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Trade Matters: Mind the Labour Content of Exports

How a clearly laid out trade policy, in particular exports, can be used as an inclusive growth strategy for the next UK government.

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Innovation Fund Round 3

The Innovation Fund is now open for appliations.

Deadline: Monday 7 October, 12 noon, UK time.

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Trade Policy Animations

Our animated videos help to explain trade policy and its effects

Latest Animation: International Trade and UK Economic Growth

The Centre for Inclusive Trade Policy is the first Centre dedicated to trade policy to be funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. The Centre is built on the precept that trade policy should be inclusive in both policy formulation and outcome.

Our aim is to build permanent capacity by developing a community of scholars and practitioners with the knowledge, skills and mutual understanding to develop robust trade policy in a changing world.

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