Scotland, Trade and Brexit Contents


1 Introduction

Devolution settlement

Our inquiry

2 How Scotland trades with the world

Scottish export statistics

Comparison with rest of the UK

Developing a UK-wide trade policy

3 Role of the devolved administrations in trade policy

Existing mechanisms for influencing trade policy

Future role for the Scottish Government

Setting the mandate

Representation during trade negotiations

Ratifying trade deals

4 Scotland’s trade priorities for future trade deals

Minimising disruption and providing continuity in UK-EU trade

Tariff-free trade

Non-tariff barriers for goods

Non-tariff barriers for services

Preserving trade within the UK

Rolling over of EU trade agreements

Maintaining high standards and quality

Protecting Geographical Indications

5 Promoting Scottish Exports

Coordination of policy

Joint Trade Missions

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 10 March 2019