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Brexit: Ratcheting up the pressure for a trade deal
Some in the UK will find level playing field controversial. For them, the very point of Brexit was to undercut EU rules and regulations.
Canada-UK trade deal signed — but implementing bill unlikely to meet deadline
Officials met privately to ink agreement with current trade rules set to expire January 1.
Singapore and Britain ink free trade deal
Singapore signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United Kingdom to ensure that companies from both countries continue to enjoy the same benefits that they are receiving under the Republic’s FTA with the European Union.
India-UK trade agreement may be in the offing
Indian apparel manufacturers are keen on the trade deal as they fear India will lose out to rivals like Bangladesh and Vietnam without a trade pact.
Lords vote to revoke UK trade deals with countries committing genocide
Ministers’ scope to sign trade deals with governments that abuse human rights have been severely reduced after a double defeat in the House of Lords.
Norway inks interim trade agreement with UK, Iceland; deal means no new tariffs on seafood products
The parties inked an interim trade continuity agreement and are also negotiating a free trade agreement, to be completed as soon as possible.
Indiana Resources to begin arbitration again Tanzanian govt in Q1, 2021
Indiana Resources expects to begin arbitration with Tanzania over the expropriation of the Ntaka Hill nickel project and other alleged breaches of the UK-Tanzania BIT early 2021.
Kenya and UK sign trade deal
The trade deal will enable Kenyan exporters of flowers and other fresh vegetables will continue accessing the UK market under a duty free, quota-free arrangement, just the way they did when the UK was in the European Union.
How the relationship between the UK and Africa may change after Brexit
As the end of the UK-EU transition period looms, the future trading relationship between the UK and Africa remains uncertain.
UK, Egypt sign post-Brexit trade agreement
The agreement will allow British businesses and consumers to benefit from continued preferential access to the Egyptian market after the end of the Brexit transition period.
North Macedonia and UK sign partnership, trade and cooperation agreement
The UK has signed a partnership, trade and cooperation agreement with North Macedonia.
Joe Biden says trade agreements are not a priority, in blow to Boris Johnson’s hopes of a post-Brexit deal
‘I’m not going to enter any new trade agreement with anybody until we have made major investments here at home’
No text yet for Canada-UK trade deal, minister says as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms
The announcement of the Canada-UK deal came in a hastily-called teleconference with no accompanying briefings about the content of the deal.
Brexit talks are as transparent as the muddy tunnel they’re held in
In whose interests is the UK government negotiating post-Brexit trade deals? They would rather you didn’t know.
UK undermines trust with China, may ruin FTA talks
The UK recently signaled an intention to reset its diplomatic relations, including with China. The UK seems inclined to take a more aggressive path towards China at a cost of obstructing a free trade agreement talks.
Dombrovskis: Deep and comprehensive trade deal with the US ‘not feasible’
The EU does not see it feasible going back to deep and comprehensive free trade agreement negotiations with the US but would explore mini-deals.
Second report of Session 2019–21, UK - Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
Second Report of Session 2019–21, together with formal minutes relating to the report of UK - Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreeement
Union movements: Potential UK-Norway trade deal must not be a race to the bottom
Trade unions in UK and Norway have set out clear principles for a future trade agreement.
Canada, UK strike transitional post-Brexit trade deal
Negotiations for a permanent, more ambitious agreement planned for next year.
Japan aims to expand CPTPP trade pact as UK, China eye membership
Japan aims to expand a major regional free trade pact called the CPTPP, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday, potentially catering for China’s and Britain’s interest in joining the deal.