The UK Department for International Trade has been blasted for its claims that the UK has enough trading clout to assert itself in US trade talks, amid concerns.
A trade deal with the United States risks jeopardising the livelihoods of farmers in Britain, former environment secretary has warned, predicting many "will go out of business".
Union and consumer groups warn post-Brexit trade policy must hold food imports to same standards as UK.
Officials from the US and United Kingdom made progress on a number of areas over the past two weeks of negotiations and are moving forward at an “accelerated pace,” UK’s international trade secretary said.
Move comes ahead of fourth round of UK-EU negotiations scheduled for June 1.
Copyright protections between the two music markets were a vital part of any deal, the chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) said.
Britain and the European Union both demanded that the other side give ground in talks on a new post-Brexit trade deal or risk severe damage in tetchy exchanges.
A powerful lobby group representing the United States’ largest chicken producers is working to demand that a post-Brexit trade deal eliminates the UK’s ban on chlorinated chicken imports.
Talks between Britain and the European Union on their new trade relationship made little progress this week, sources with the bloc said.
The UK government is preparing to offer increased access to the UK market for US agriculture exports and possibly lower the bar on environmental and health standards.
US farm groups are looking for big wins as US negotiators push the UK to abandon European barriers to agricultural trade in the countries’ first round of trade talks, according to officials aware of the proceedings.
The UK has put financial services access at the center of its objectives for a trade deal with Japan.
Securing multiple trade deals simultaneously is not impossible, say experts, but the UK will have to make concessions.
Trade talks between the UK and US have officially begun. There are some things we know about what each side is looking to get out of a deal.
EFTA countries and the UK met for the first time since Britain’s exit from the European Union to discuss their future relationship.
Any potential trade deal will be more about what the US can take from Britain’s markets rather than what it will give, with big pushes to open up agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors to American businesses.
Britain and the European Union start their penultimate scheduled round of trade talks with little progress on major sticking points before a June deadline to agree on any extension of negotiations.
US and UK civil society groups worry trade deal could privilege corporate profits at the expense of the environment, consumer safety, public health and worker rights.