Effects of Brexit on supply chain of medicines examined

On 5th December I was asked to give evidence to the UK Parliament’s Health Select Committee alongside:

  • Richard Freudenberg, Secretary-General of the British Association of European Pharmaceutical Distributors
  • Martin Sawer, Executive Director of the Healthcare Distribution Association
  • Dr Jeanette Dickson, Vice President of the Faculty of Clinical Oncology, Royal College of Radiologists 

Further details can be found on the UK Parliament’s webpages. A recording can be viewed on UK Parliament TV.

Workshop: Facilitating external trade via border management

On 25th January 2017 we proudly delivered a workshop at the European Parliament for members of its International Trade Committee (INTA). A recording of my presentation along with that of Dr Juha Hintsa can be accessed online at the European Parliament’s Media Centre.

Our subsequent report was published on the 25 July 2017 and is available for free download.

Customs Issues Falling under INTA’s New Remit

Citation: Grainger, A. (2015) “Customs issues falling under INTA’s new remit”, European Parliament, Directorate-General For External Policies, Policy Department, December, Brussels [doi:10.2861/519192(pdf); 10.2861/568334(paper)]

INTA is the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade. The purpose of this commissioned study is to provide a concise account about the relation between European Union (EU) trade and customs policies with particular focus on the common external tariff and trade facilitation as well as the external aspects of customs provisions and management.

“The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement can deliver large trade dividends..”

This is the headline of the WTO’s Press Release for its annual flagship World Trade Report publication. Apart from the significant benefits that can be derived from the Agreement it is very humbling to see prominent reference to my early publications in the World Customs Journal and the Journal of World Trade. The full report can be dowloaded from the WTO website. Much of my recent research can be accessed in full for free via ResearchGate.

Please do reach out to us if there are any points you wish to explore about the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement or any of my related research activities.