Single market, competition & trade

CER podcast: Reviewing 2019

18 December 2019
CER researchers review the year 2019, and discuss what to expect in 2020. The conversation spans the future UK-EU relationship; the fraying of the transatlantic link; China; the state of Franco-German relations; and the EU economy.

BBC Today Programme: UK-US trade agreements

Sam Lowe
30 November 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Today Programme to discuss how a possible FTA might take shape between the UK and the US (from 52 mins).

Johnson's future Brexit plan would be almost as disruptive as no deal

Sam Lowe
28 November 2019
Prospect
A "super Canada plus" agreement would still present businesses with a cliff edge.

Channel 4 News: Brexit deal - trade barriers

Sam Lowe
18 October 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, told Channel 4 News,"Brexit never ends, you just move onto the next stage".

BBC RADIO 4- TODAY PROGRAMME: What does the Brexit deal mean in practise

Sam Lowe
17 October 2019
Sam Lowe a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Today programme this morning about what the current Brexit deal means in practise (from 06.15).

Newsnight: Ongoing Brexit negotiations

Sam Lowe
11 October 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to BBC Newsnight about the thawing in Brexit negotiations over the past few days.

Parliament Live: Home Office preparations for Brexit

Sam Lowe
08 October 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, along with Dr Anna Jerzewska, Customs and Trade Consultant gave their thoughts on the Home Office preparations for Brexit.

Nicht zu beneiden

20 September 2019
Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft
Christine Lagarde steht als neue Chefin der EZB vor gewaltigen Herausforderungen. Ohne Hilfe aus Berlin wird es nicht gehen.

WDR: Schwarze Null schadet international

10 September 2019
Nicht nur der Investitionsbedarf in Deutschland spricht für einen Abschied von der „schwarzen Null“ meint Christian Odendahl vom Centre for European Reform: Auch die Weltwirtschaft und Deutschlands Ansehen könnten profitieren.

Class CNBC - Milano Finanza: Ambrosetti '19: l'inchiodata di Berlino - Parla Christian Odendahl, capo economista del CER

06 September 2019
Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform spoke to CNBC about the EU economy.

BBC News - Newsday: Will Boris Johnson get a deal with the EU?

Sam Lowe
04 September 2019
MPs in the United Kingdom have succeeded in the first stage of their attempt to pass a law which would block a no-deal Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that the threat of the UK leaving without a deal is vital to him negotiating with Brussels. So, how much progress have those negotiations made to date? Sam Lowe is a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for European Reform.

BBC World at One: 26/8/19

Sam Lowe
26 August 2019
Sam Lowe a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the World at One about Boris Johnson’s objectives for a trade agreement with the US (from 34 mins). 

BBC News: Trade agreement with the US

Sam Lowe
25 August 2019
Sam Lowe a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to BBC News about Boris Johnson’s objectives for a trade agreement with the US. 

BBC Radio 5 Live - Brexitcast: Brex on the Beach

Sam Lowe
19 August 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform joined Adam Flemming, Georgina Wright and Anand Menon to discuss the last few weeks in Brexit.

BBC Radio 4 - Today programme: US-UK trade deal: Too good to be true?

Sam Lowe
13 August 2019
Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform discussed US-UK trade deals, and if deals could be done sector by sector (from 06.48am).

Sky News: Brexit trade

Sam Lowe
13 August 2019
John Bolton is not a trade envoy–his concerns are Iran, China, Huawei “He is using the carrot of a potential free trade agreement with the US -something the UK and Brexit supporters have wanted for a while- as a means of applying pressure to the UK” Sam Lowe, a senior...

Radio 2 - Jeremy Vine: Facebook Ads and Trade Deals

Sam Lowe
13 August 2019
“The UK does need to decide: if it just wants to throw all its eggs into one basket with the US when at this moment in time the person running the US isn’t maybe the stable genius that he likes to think he is?” Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform told Jeremy Vine (from 13:36).

BBC World News: Post-Brexit trade deals

13 August 2019
“The US is a strong operator in trade agreements – it tends to get what it wants by being tough and pursuing its own interests, and it will make use of the fact that Britain post-Brexit will be very much in bad need of a trade deal" Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform tells BBC World.

Investieren, investieren, investieren

Christian Odendahl, Marcel Fratzscher, Claus Michelsen
12 August 2019
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Es ist höchste Zeit für einen Kurswechsel in der deutschen Wirtschaftspolitik, fordern drei Ökonomen in einem Gastbeitrag für die SZ. Der Staat müsse viel Geld in die Hand nehmen.

What's next for Europe's capital markets?

Jonathan Faull, Simon Gleeson
18 July 2019
Project Syndicate
Without the UK, even integrated EU capital markets would be too small to meet the funding needs of European businesses. That is why global engagement, even at the cost of losing regulatory control, is critical.

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