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Dr Marta Paczos

Posted: 9 August, 2019 - 16:40

Freeports are in the news again after the government unveiled plans to create up to ten of them across the UK after Brexit. Freeports are designated areas within the geographic boundary of a country that are subject to simplified customs procedures on imports. Firms importing goods into them can typically defer duties until the goods enter free circulation or are used within the freeport area

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Ana Rincon-Aznar

Posted: 24 June, 2019 - 17:25

Earlier this month NIESR hosted a workshop entitled “Global Value Chains: Current developments and Implications for Europe”. We brought together the experts from several leading European research institutes, international organisations and the private sector to discuss various aspects of global value chains (GVCs).  All contributions dealt with questions of great policy relevance, for both the UK and the other European economies. 

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Dr Marta Paczos

Posted: 15 March, 2019 - 14:58

Earlier this week, in the midst of the unfolding political crisis over Brexit, I was invited to discuss evidence on the impact on service trade at a session of the House of Commons International Trade Committee, alongside other researchers and academics, trade policy experts and a number of business representatives. 

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Dr Marta Paczos

Posted: 19 July, 2018 - 12:42

How do you tell a regular trade dispute from a trade war? The trade literature has not developed a textbook definition of the latter so far. However, recent developments on the global trade arena initiated by the current US Administration clearly indicate we’re leaving dispute territory and heading for a full blown war.