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UK-Australia trade deal could mean children and patients eating meat reared in ways illegal in UK, warn experts
‘It would be grossly hypocritical for the government to allow unsustainable meat to be served in schools and hospitals,’ say critics
Blinken says US-UK free trade deal will take ‘some time’ to agree
Agreeing a post-Brexit free trade deal between Britain and the United States will take “some time”, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned.
NZ and UK agree to lift pace of free trade talks
New Zealand and the United Kingdom have agreed to rapidly lift the tempo of talks, as the two countries enter a new phase in free trade negotiations.
UK and India announce $1.4 billion investment boost, step closer to trade deal
Britain and India announced 1 billion pounds ($1.39 billion) of private-sector investment and committed to seek a free trade deal ahead of a virtual meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Indian leader Narendra Modi on Tuesday.
UK-Jordan trade agreement to drive growth in investment
A UK-Jordan trade agreement came into effect at the start of this month, preserving preferential trade for Jordanian and British businesses and consumers.
UK and UAE, Saudi trade agreements could be ’hammered out’ this year
UK Trade Secretary was in the UAE and Saudi Arabia last month to work on the UK-GCC Joint Trade and Investment Review
UK - Viet Nam free trade agreement entry into force
The UK and Viet Nam mark an important symbolic step in this partnership as the UK-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement enters into force.
Negotiations on the UK’s future trading relationship with New Zealand: Update
The fourth round of Free Trade Agreement negotiations with New Zealand took place virtually between 12-27 April 2021.
Distrustful EU lawmakers back trade deal with Britain
The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed the post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the European Union, while expressing clear mistrust of the British government.
Civil Society call for democratic control of EU-UK trade relations
As civil society organisations from the UK and the EU, we want to express our concerns regarding the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement which is currently provisionally applied.
Trade minister Dan Tehan says free trade deal with UK ready by June
Australian Trade minister has departed Britain promising an in-principle trade deal with the United Kingdom by June.
Liz Truss to turn up pressure on Australian government in bid to land trade deal
International trade secretary Liz Truss is preparing to pile pressure onto her Australian counterpart in a bid to land a free trade deal.
A tale of two free trade negotiations
Despite a significant head start, a conclusion to the EU trade talks with New Zealand seems some way off while the UK is trumpeting its own progress.
Hopes for speedy trade deal with Britain unlikely: Kiwi exporters
New Zealand is being offered an improved market access arrangement, after the last one was ‘’pretty low-ball,’’ but any trade deal seemed likely to be months away, say Kiwi exporters.
UK concerns over lower food standards in CPTPP trading bloc
But UK farm leaders have warned that existing group members do not have the same high rules on standards and welfare as those in force in the UK.
What’s next? Kenya-UK Economic Partnership Agreement
The story of Econews Africa’s engagement with Kenyan parliamentarians and their advocacy efforts through media sensitisation and public interest litigation around the Kenya-UK EPA.
UK ‘close’ to trade deal with New Zealand that could lead to cheaper wine and meat
UK and New Zealand will enter the final round of talks this week.
Agriculture Sector Network ASNET welcomes UK-Kenya Free Trade Agreement
Kenya agriculture sector umbrella body, The Agriculture Sector Network, ASNET, has lauded the recently ratified Economic Partnership Agreement between Kenya and UK saying it will go a long way in boosting economic development and job creation.
How corporate courts block climate action
Corporate courts are an unjust mechanism that can block climate action. The UK should reject them.
Cameroonian deputies oppose signing the agreement
Some deputies did not approve the signing of the bilateral agreement between Cameroon and the UK.