The role of the UK in the global trade landscape

Watch the keynote address from our 2024 Global Trade conference by The Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business and Trade.

Video Published 8 March 2024 30 minute watch

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Kemi Badenoch outlines the UK’s trade ambitions.

Kemi Badenoch discusses the UK’s trade ambitions, outlining her aims to grow exports, improve investment, sign trade deals and defend free trade – citing its power to improve living standards, create jobs and improve people’s lives. 

She discusses her recent participation in the World Trade Organization ministerial, the impact of the war in Ukraine, and the part trade wars play in aggravating global tensions.

Her address is followed by a discussion with Creon Butler, Director, Global Economy and Finance Programme at Chatham House.