Randall M Wigle: A ‘quick’ British-American trade deal? Not a chance
This Blog post was published in The Conversation on 22nd November 2017 – written by SBE’s Visiting Professor of Economics Randall Wigle from Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Being a Canadian sabbatical visitor in the United Kingdom this year has allowed me to witness Brexit politics at close hand. As an economist, I’ve found it fascinating.
Some Britons feel that Brexit sets the stage for a bright future for the U.K., including a potential trade deal with the United States, while others are deeply concerned about the consequences of Brexit for both the economy and the country’s stature in the world.
The juxtaposition of Brexit and the ongoing renegotiation of NAFTA, however, raises questions about whether negotiating a U.S.-U.K. trade deal will be done “very very quickly,” as U.S. President Donald Trump declared in July.
For the full post, please go to: https://theconversation.com/a-quick-british-american-trade-deal-nafta-suggests-not-a-chance-87708