UK Parliament Inquiry: The UK-US Trade Negotiations


Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo, Prof Jun Dun and Uzoamaka Nduka submitted evidence to the UK Parliament Inquiry: The UK-US Trade Negotiations. In response to the call, they provided evidence in the area of ‘general and cross-cutting issues’. In particular they comment on the estimated gains from an UK-US trade agreement in trade in goods, and reflected trade policy; UK…

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UK Parliament Inquiry: The COVID-19 Pandemic and International Trade


Dr Agelos Delis, Dr Mustapha Douch, Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo submitted written evidence to the Parliament’s inquiry which has been adopted to the Parliament’s report ‘The COVID-19 pandemic and international trade’, published on 29 July 2020 by International Trade Committee.        …

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New Publication: Ten Facts about the UK Professional and Business Services Sectors and their International Traders


Dr Mustapha Douch, Prof Jun Du, Uzoamaka Nduka and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have written an insight paper 'Ten Facts About the UK Professional and Business Services Sectors and their International Traders'. July 2020    

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Press Release: 1.5m Tourism and Hospitality Jobs at Risk, Study Finds


Following the publication of the article  'UK Tourism and Hospitality through Covid-19: the dissolved, the liquidised and the dormant'  written by Dr Chris Cao, Prof Jun Du and Dr Michail Karoglou, Aston University have issued a press release entitled '1.5m tourism and hospitality jobs at risk'. The article, based on the new analysis suggests that nearly a million…

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New Publication: UK Tourism and Hospitality Sectors through COVID-19: the dissolved, the liquidised and the dormant


Dr Chris Cao, Prof Jun Du and Dr Michail Karoglou have published a new research paper that provides fresh evidence on the scale of Covid-19's immediate impact on the UK tourism and hospitality sectors up to 28 June 2020.  The article, 'UK Tourism and Hospitality through Covid-19: the dissolved, the liquidised and the dormant' summarises the business status of…

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Press Release: UK SMEs ‘jumping before they’re pushed’ in switch to non-EU markets


Small businesses in the UK are diverting exports away from the EU, according to a report into international sales trends ahead of a pivotal moment in the Brexit negotiations. Research from Aston University shows SMEs have moved over £10bn a year in exports to non-EU markets since the referendum on UK membership of the EU in 2016. The smallest…

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Press Release: Brexit – UK small firms ‘jump before pushed’ into global trade outside the EU


British small firms are “jumping before they’re pushed” into global trade outside the EU, boosting exports to the Commonwealth and leading emerging markets, according to new figures. A research paper indicates the UK’s exporters have diverted around £10bn (£12.4bn) of potential trade with European markets to new exports around the world…

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Press Release: Brexit – UK’s smallest firms divert £10bn in exports away from EU


Companies are ‘jumping before they are pushed’ as fears mount over collapse in trade talks. Micro Exporters have switched up to 46% of new export growth to non-EU markets since the Brexit vote. Britain’s smallest companies are “jumping before they are pushed” by diverting £10bn in exports away from the EU as concerns mount over a possible collapse…

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New Publication: Global Supply Chains – Beyond COVID 19


Dr Agelos Delis, Dr Mustapha Douch, Prof Jun Du and Dr Olesdandr Shepotylo have published a new insight paper 'Global Supply Chains: Beyond COVID 19'. Coverage of the article also appeared in the Conversation and World Economic Forum May 2020      

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Blog Post: Lessons from China – This is how COVID-19 could affect globalization


The Conversation article, 'Coronavirus won’t kill globalisation – but a shakeup is inevitable' written by Prof Jun Du, Dr Agelos Delis, Dr Mustapha Douch and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo  has been published in the World Economic Forum 'Lessons from China: This is how COVID-19 could affect globalization'.          

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