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Kenya, UK in first Economic Partnership Agreement meeting amid plans to expand trade
Trade and Investments Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria yesterday met the United Kingdom’s Minister for International Trade Nigel Huddleston in London during the first UK-Kenya Economic Partnership Council meeting.
Free trade deal with Mexico discussion and animal welfare
Claims that beef imported from Mexico has a lower carbon footprint than UK-reared beef are ‘B-word’, an environment minister has said.
UK free trade deal with GCC on track for fourth round of talks
The British government’s investment minster has said the third round of talks that could eventually lead to a free trade agreement between the UK and the GCC have been completed successfully and a fourth session should be held in London later this year.
India-UK trade talks home in on digital trade, investor protection
Indian and British negotiators will be seeking a landing zone on digital trade and investor protection as they hold another round of free trade talks in New Delhi.
Taiwan calls on Britain to support its bid for Pacific trade pact
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Britain to support its bid to join a major pan-Pacific free trade pact which London has also applied to enter.
Ukraine and UK sign agreement on digital trade
This new generation trade agreement focuses primarily on preventing the emergence of barriers in the future, as states in the world are increasingly regulating the digital sphere.
Clamour against United Kingdom’s free-trade negotiator
Groups from India and nearly 40 countries express concern about a leaked chapter from the proposed FTA that they say appears to represent ‘a wish list’ of the pharmaceutical industry.
Why Britain joining the CPTPP is clearly not about the economy
‘Global Britain’ needs new friends and trading partners as the economic harm from Brexit becomes clear.
UK and Canada ‘break impasse’ on Indo-Pacific trade pact
Britain’s trade chief Kemi Badenoch and her Canadian counterpart Mary Ng settled differences in a move that bodes well for the UK’s post-Brexit hopes of joining a key Indo-Pacific trade bloc.
UK-Canada trade chiefs to meet after ‘sour’ Indo-Pacific talks
Along with Mexico, Canada is pushing for the UK to offer the same market access it granted on agriculture as it did in pacts with Australia and New Zealand.
UK hails ’trade wins’ with Saudi Arabia and UAE as GCC talks enter third round
As negotiators sat down for talks in Saudi capital Riyadh, Britain’s Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch welcomed the early progress in trade relations with Gulf nations as hopes of a £1.6 billion pact increase.
The UK and EU must leave the Energy Charter Treaty together
We can’t be held hostage by a 1990s treaty that allows fossil fuel firms to sue governments.
India-UK FTA talks covered 11 policy areas in seventh round
The seventh round of India-UK free trade agreement talks concluded following technical discussions across 11 policy areas over 43 separate sessions between negotiators from both sides here last month, the British government has said.
UK to ratify free trade agreement with Australia by end of March - High Commissioner
The United Kingdom will ratify the post-Brexit free trade agreement with Australia by the end of March, UK High Commissioner to Australia Victoria Treadell said.
Senators Coons, Thune introduce legislation to kick-start trade negotiations with United Kingdom
The UNITED Act builds on the common values and interests of the US and UK to grant new presidential authority on a new trade agreement.
Factbox: Britain’s new Brexit trade deal - what has been agreed?
Britain and the European Union announced a new deal for post-Brexit trading arrangements for Northern Ireland in a bid to end a row that has overshadowed their ties since Brexit.
India’s FTA negotiations on track; next round in March
India is set to continue its efforts to negotiate with key trade partners for potential free trade agreements (FTA). Two major negotiations are scheduled for next month — the fourth round of India-EU FTA negotiations from March 13-17, 2023, and the eighth round of India-UK FTA negotiations, from March 20-24.
Batters tells NFU conference to call for action on food supply
She raised concerns on the cumulative impact of the trade deals with New Zealand and Australia, as well as on the current negotiations with Canada and Mexico, both members of CPTPP which the UK is hoping to join this year.
CPTPP members discuss UK’s accession
Ministers and officials from members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership and the UK on attended an online ministerial meeting to discuss the negotiations of the UK’s accession to the deal.
Morocco and the United Kingdom strengthen their partnership in more sectors
The two countries strengthen their relationship in the aeronautics, automotive and energy sectors.