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Tagged: european council

Busy Euro days

by Nick Archer, Ambassador It is too early to reflect on our experience of the Danish Presidency in its entirety – perhaps the most fascinating couple of weeks is yet to come – but not to begin to identify some of its distinctive features. One such feature, I am sure, when the Presidency is looked back upon, will be what it did not do.  All around us the storms are … Read more »Busy Euro days

In pursuit of growth


In terms of business the December European Council highlighted many challenges but one main thread comes out of it for business – the importance of the EU single market and the absolute priority to pursue a focused open-market growth agenda. With flat line growth in the UK, international trade is the only way for industry to improve business performance and efficiency. Europe is the UK’s largest trading destination. There is … Read more »In pursuit of growth