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EAC secures unlimited access to Kenya-UK trade deal
East African Community (EAC) member states have secured an open-ended time frame to access the trade agreement signed between Kenya and the United Kingdom.
Kenyan small scale farmers sue government over UK trade pact
Kenya small scale farmers are seeking to stop the government from entering into a trade pact with UK, claiming that the deal will hurt the rural farmers as their products will have to compete with those from UK.
UK-Kenya trade agreement may threaten regional integration
The United Kingdom (UK) parliament has warned that the British government’s new bilateral trade agreement with Kenya could undermine the East Africa Community (EAC) regional integration initiative.
Kenya Miraa trade: Britain bilateral and multilateral agreements disclosure
Kenyan organisations raise concerns over Miraa trade and call for an intervention of the Ministry of Agriculture to publish and review all trade agreements between Kenya and Britain.
UK-Japan trade deal settled nerves for Japanese firms, Honda executive says
Britain’s trade deal with Japan settled the nerves of a lot of Japanese businesses in the United Kingdom and gives them confidence about their future prospects there, a senior Honda executive said.
CPTPP: More freedom for capitalists, more exploitation for workers
Behind the rhetoric of ‘liberalisation’, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is nothing more than vehicle for exploitation and global inequality.
Brazil and Britain sign "Poison Memorandum"
Brazil and the United Kingdom created a joint committee to facilitate the relationship in agribusiness.
Negotiations on the UK’s future trading relationship with New Zealand: Update
The third round of Free Trade Agreement negotiations with New Zealand took place between 25th January and 9th February.
Triggering growth: Are free trade agreements the answer?
Negotiating FTAs can be a challenge as it involves an element of give and take. Since companies trade and not countries, some benefit while others lose out.
A new Anglo-Japanese alliance threatens China’s TPP plans
As London eyes entry into Quad, Beijing looks to New Zealand for opening.
UK-Singapore free trade deal enters into force today
The UK and Singapore have since worked on the completion of the applicable legal requirements and procedures for the agreement’s entry into force February 11.
Ghana signs long-awaited post-Brexit trade agreement with U.K.
Ghana and the U.K. have signed an interim trade agreement, one of the last bilateral deals hanging in the balance following Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.
UK favors comprehensive over quick US trade deal, envoy says
The UK wants to prioritize depth rather than speed in completing work on a free-trade agreement with the US, the nation’s ambassador said.
An open letter to the Kenyan government about the Kenya - British EU agreements
Kenyan civil society groups send a letter of demands to the government regarding its bilateral and multilateral agreements with the UK and EU.
For UK, deeper trade ties with India are an absolute priority
In the wake of Brexit, deeper trade relations with India are an absolute priority, says Elizabeth Truss, UK’s secretary of state for international trade and president of the board of trade.
UK and Albania agree trade deal
The UK has signed another post-Brexit trade deal with an emerging European country: this time, it’s Albania.
As UK joins CPTPP hopefuls, S. Korea hurries to prepare application
The South Korean government is speeding up its preparations to apply for membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) after effectively making official its plans for negotiations to join.
India, UK hold discussions to promote bilateral trade, investments
India and the UK have held discussions on promoting bilateral trade and investments between the two countries
Taiwan president seeks to negotiate trade deal with UK
“I very much look forward to Taiwan and the UK being able to commence dialogue on a free trade or bilateral investment agreement," President Tsai said.
EU-UK deal impacts UK’s sovereignty over Northern Ireland and island of Britain
John Bruton, the former Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland (1994-97) and the former European Union’s Ambassador to the United States (2004-09), writes about how the recently signed EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) impacts the sovereignty of the UK over the island of Britain and Northern Ireland, and also opines that such a deal was perhaps better than a "no-deal" scenario.