This statement sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU about our future relationship.
The EU-UK trade talks begin with the UK objective to use the corporate-friendly EU-Canada agreement CETA as a template. This is not a good start for democracy nor the public interest.
Food exports from the European Union to Japan increased sharply in the period immediately following the entry into force of their free trade agreement.
The UK and the European Union begin their battle over a future trade deal, setting up 11 months of negotiations that risk ending in economically damaging failure at the end of the year.
A free trade deal between Singapore and the European Union will continue to apply to Britain during its 11-month Brexit transition period starting on Saturday, the Ministry of Trade and Industry..
The Philippines remains open to move forward discussions on possible separate free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States and the European Union after talks have recently slowed down.
Automobile and wagyu beef exports to the European Union are increasing thanks to tariff cuts under an economic partnership agreement between Japan and the EU.
The British government introduced legislation to end the automatic right of European Union boats to fish in its waters, although they could be allowed back under a post-Brexit trade deal.
Cambodia has been actively looking for alternative markets in China, South Korea and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in recent months.
Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 EU states that a loose so-called association agreement like the one the bloc has with Ukraine should serve as the basis for a new relationship with Britain.
CETA strengthens the legal position of North American companies in the EU and exposes European governments and taxpayers to potential claims.
Concerns that a previous EU-US trade deal was anti-democratic and would lower food safety, labour and environmental standards resulted in in mass protests in Germany, Austria and France in 2015.
Brussels may deploy hard-line tactics in next round of talks. Officials who have been in previous trade talks voice caution.
The European Union (EU) has prioritized the EU-GSP (Generalized System of Preference) Plus as the platform that will govern its cooperation and trade relationship with the Duterte administration.
Bold talk of an FTA between New Zealand and the European Union by the end of 2019 proved misplaced - and wrapping up talks in 2020 may also be a stretch unless major hurdles are overcome.
A group of 17 EU countries sent a letter to the European Commission, asking for more emphasis on data in future trade deals.
In Canada, farmers criticise the non-tariff barriers imposed by the EU and say the win-win deal that was promised is taking too long to materialise.
The EU Commission fails to enforce trade agreements’ social and environmental norms. Just look at the case of South Korea.
Britain will set out more details about its objectives for a free trade deal with the European Union next month after the country leaves the bloc on Jan. 31.