Britain will aim to seal an ambitious free trade deal with the European Union after it has left the bloc, including zero tariffs and without quotas.
With the UK looking to secure its economic future and seize the purported benefits of Brexit, London has been ramping up its negotiating capacity and making overtures to trade partners.
The Trade Ministers from the SACU Member States, Mozambique and the United Kingdom signed the economic partnership agreement.
Internal ministerial briefing for Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers warns post-Brexit trade agreements could ‘irreparably damage’ environment and public health.
Three problems - excessive free trade focus, the specific risky features of FTAs, and a serious lack of trade democracy - would be a poor basis for a new open relationship with the EU.
Representatives from the City of London are to travel to the US in a bid to boost transatlantic ties for the finance sector post-Brexit.
Agreement will ensure British businesses and consumers benefit from continued access to the Tunisian market after we leave the EU.
Britain’s international trade secretary Liz Truss says the UK has started preparations to conclude a free trade agreement with Japan after leaving the European Union.
The new UK-Lebanon Association Agreement provides, among other trade benefits, tariff-free trade of industrial products together with liberalisation of trade in agricultural, agri-food and fisheries products.
Britain’s top trade envoy said that she expects to strike a free trade deal with Australia within months of leaving the European Union.
Government’s assurances that there are no health problems are misleading, say food policy experts.
The UK has initiated an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (Sacu+M) that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.
UK’s Cairn Energy on Tuesday said the arbitration process against India on imposition of retrospective tax demand is likely to be protracted and a decision is not expected before late 2019.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson told visiting US Vice President that Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) would not be included in negotiations with the United States for a trade deal.
Boris Johnson is promising new legislation to ’help the NHS’. But the danger is it will just gift wrap it for US corporations. Campaigners are uniting to say #HandsOffOurNHS and to call on MPs to really protect it.
The free trade agreement with Britain should be completed before the country’s scheduled exit from the European Union, said Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.
Resistance rises on both sides of the Atlantic to a pact, and no deal can be made if the UK remains in the EU customs zone.
As it hurtles toward what could be a messy exit from the European Union, Britain is hoping to hear some fresh trade reassurances from Canada at the upcoming G7 Summit.
Chlorinated chicken, as part of a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US, is “the thin end of the wedge” that could impact public health and threaten thousands of jobs in the UK food processing industry.
British trade secretary hopes to visit Japan by the end of October for talks on a possible bilateral trade agreement and her country’s potential participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade framework.