UK launches programme of up to £35m to support negotiations and implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
A potential clash over hormone-treated Canadian beef is emerging as a sticking point as free trade talks between Canada and Britain formally begin.
The third round of negotiations is due to be hosted by India in April, the ministry said.
Jersey and Ghana are seeking to finalise a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which "provides additional protections and fair treatment to investors", said Jersey’s government.
US and UK officials are looking at new ways to deepen economic cooperation, even as President Biden’s negotiator suggested that a traditional free-trade agreement may not be the best approach.
UK lawmakers have warned that “there is no guarantee” that the new international trade agreements being negotiated by ministers “will deliver actual economic benefits”, in a new report
Realpolitik dictates that the deal is also an effective down payment by the UK on its goal to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Partnership Agreement (CPTPP).
AFTINET has raised the alarm over the possibility that British corporations will gain the right to sue the Australian Government if the UK is granted membership in the CPTPP.
People have only ten days to make submissions on the 1700-page secretly negotiated free trade agreement between New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The free trade agreement between New Zealand and the United Kingdom demonstrates the intransigence of political leaders and their official advisers in the face of concerted demands to rethink the country’s trade policy paradigm.
Professor Kelsey repeated the calls for a comprehensive rethink of this model of free trade agreements to confront the social, environmental and economic challenges of the 21st century.
The announcement of the free trade agreement with the United Kingdom was described by Pita Tipene as “a missed opportunity to set a new bar for honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi”.
New Zealand’s key export sectors are lauding a new free trade agreement (FTA) with the United Kingdom, while it has received stiff criticism from one academic who said it was "hardly an economic bonanza".
The UK International Trade Secretary joined her counterpart in Singapore to sign groundbreaking digital trade deal and strengthen trade ties.
Trade Minister Damien O’Connor is setting off for a trade visit to Europe and the Middle East, with hopes to finalise the UK free trade agreement and to progress on a deal with the EU.
According to the National Farmers Union, the deal would “severely undermine British farmers” and lower the quality of meet sold across the UK.
Australian trade committee recommends that Australia support the applications of the UK and Taiwan, but places conditions on support for China’s accession.
Canada asked some probing questions and stated this will be an important issue for Canada in judging the UK’s compliance with CPTPP.