How realistic are Britain's Commonwealth trade ambitions?
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The network of mostly former British colonies accounts for a relatively small share of British exports compared to the EU but this means the potential for growth is great, say exponents of Brexit. Siona Jenkins examines the arguments with the FT's Alan Beattie and Emily Jones of the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford.
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