Trade Issues

The oil factory near the sea releases white smoke through large pipes and produces electricity using wind generators.

UK Climate and Trade Commission

The UK Climate and Trade Commission project from TJM and Queen Mary Uni are due to release their findings in December 2022 at an event in Parliament.

UK Houses of Parliament

Scrutiny and transparency in UK trade policy-making

TRADE SCRUTINY: The UK needs proper democratic oversight of trade deals because they affect many areas of everyday life

Cargo container ship

Trade and climate change

Trade rules govern areas of the economy, from energy to transport to agriculture, that are at the heart of the climate change problem

Global Network

Digital trade (e-commerce)

Analysis of the e-commerce trade agenda, and the risks for jobs and workers rights, power and wealth distribution and digital industrialisation.

Bhartiya Kisan Union Farmers at protest against EU India FTA in Feb 2012

Trade and international development

Trade rules must promote decent living standards and a healthy environment for all, not a global race to the bottom that exploits the world's poorest


Regulatory cooperation

Analysis of how alignment of regulation between countries is achieved through trade deals, and impacts on labour rights and environmental standards.

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Trade and services

There has been consistent resistance to service trade agreements as some see them as corporate protection at the expense of the poor

Two Indian women carrying baskets

Trade and gender

Trade and gender and women's rights