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Date updated: 6/23/2020

This series looks at how to boost trade and investment between the UK, Australia and New Zealand in the financial and professional services sector.

‘From strength to strength’ highlights the growing opportunities in Australia and New Zealand for UK financial and professional services firms, in FinTech, cyber security, and asset management, alongside new and innovative forms of finance like infrastructure and green finance. The UK’s expertise, scale and strength in financial and professional services means that UK firms are well placed to take advantage of these in-market opportunities.

‘Building a bridge’identifies the barriers that UK financial and professional services firms face when trading and investing with Australia and New Zealand, and provides recommendations for policymakers as to how these barriers could be addressed to boost trade and investment between the markets.

Taken together, the reports highlight how the UK can build on its existing strong relationship with Australia and New Zealand, to create opportunities for long-term growth, contributing to the competitiveness and prosperity of these markets.

The research, commissioned by the City of London Corporation and produced by International Investment Service, forms part of an ambitious international programme to boost the UK's global ties in financial and professional services with key priority markets, through engagement with industry and government, both domestic and international.

Building a bridge: boosting trade links with Australia and New Zealand for UK financial and professional services PDF (610KB)
Date submitted: 12/12/19

‘Building a bridge’ identifies the barriers that UK financial and professional services firms face when trading and investing with Australia and New Zealand, and provides recommendations for policymakers as to how these barriers could be addressed to boost trade and investment between the markets.

From strength to strength: opportunities for trade links with Australia and New Zealand for UK financial and professional services PDF (1MB)
Date submitted: 12/12/19

‘From strength to strength’ highlights the growing opportunities in Australia and New Zealand for UK financial and professional services firms, in FinTech, cyber security, and asset management.