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INSIGHT & ANALYSIS

The CBI is the UK’s most effective and influential business group. Our policy experts produce insight and analysis that cover a broad range of policy issues affecting companies of all sectors and sizes. For more information about the areas we cover visit our business issues section.

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  • Report Trade

    Sterling Assets: China

    02 November 2017 - 

    Sterling Assets: China examines the impact of UK investment by mapping trade and investment flows into China providing useful insights to British and Chinese businesses and policymakers alike.

  • Insight Trade

    Discover market opportunities for British businesses around the globe

    27 October 2017 - 

    With the UK on its way out of the EU, the Department for International Trade has established 13 working groups with 18 countries around the globe. These groups aim to explore how to progress the UK’s trade and investment relationships and will prepare the ground for a series of agreements and deals under a new national trade strategy.

  • Survey Infrastructure

    Foundations for growth

    25 October 2017 - 

    This year’s CBI/AECOM Infrastructure Survey makes one thing crystal clear: in the face of uncertainty, businesses want to see infrastructure delivery at the heart of the government’s agenda.

  • Report Creative industries

    Disrupting the future

    20 October 2017 - 

    How businesses can embrace artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    The business view on the European council (October 2017)

    20 October 2017 - 

    Read what happened when Heads of State & Government of the 28 EU Member States met in Brussels on 19-20th October 2017 to discuss the UK-EU negotiations

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    Sector-by-sector: the trade costs of "no deal" Brexit

    18 October 2017 - 

    Read how failure to reach a Brexit deal could result in costly barriers to trade

    Brexit briefing, October 2017

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    Top 5 consequences of "no deal" Brexit

    18 October 2017 - 

    Read our briefing on the impact of leaving the EU in March 2019 with no deal

    Brexit briefing, October 2017

  • Insight

    What business opportunities are you really aware of?

    12 October 2017 - 

    The world is changing at a rapid pace. More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire history of the human race. Digital technologies and automation are not only changing how we operate as consumers, but also the future of how we work. But just how much do you know about current and upcoming world opportunities? Try our quiz and find out.

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    The trade costs of a "no deal" scenario

    22 September 2017 - 

    Read the CBI analysis of the implications of the UK and EU failing to reach a final agreement in the Brexit negotiations