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Serbia aims to reach trade deal with UK by 2021 - report
Serbia aims to reach an agreement regulating its trade relations with the UK after Brexit by 2021.
Trump sights in WTO procurement pact for leverage on UK, EU
By threatening to withdraw from the GPA, the Trump administration can increase its leverage and obtain greater public procurement concessions in bilateral talks with the EU and UK.
Barnier outlines criteria UK must fulfil for EU market access
The UK will have to remain automatically in lockstep with any future changes to EU state aid and competition rules if it wants full and free access to EU markets in future, the EU’s draft negotiating mandate for talks says.
Russia eyes new trade agreement with post-Brexit UK — envoy
Russia would like to sign a new trade agreement with the United Kingdom after its departure from the European Union. However, it is premature to talk about this now.
The future relationship between the UK and the EU
This statement sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU about our future relationship.
Post-Brexit EU-UK trade deal based on CETA would be bad news
The EU-UK trade talks begin with the UK objective to use the corporate-friendly EU-Canada agreement CETA as a template. This is not a good start for democracy nor the public interest.
Thailand eyes trade deal with UK
Brexit could pave the way for a free trade agreement between Thailand and the United Kingdom, says director-general of the trade negotiation department.
US-UK trade deal needs labor, climate protections, enforcement: US lawmaker
A future US-UK trade agreement must incorporate strong provisions on worker rights, environmental protection, US House Ways and Means Committee Chairman said.
SA’s trades with the UK continues unchanged as the UK leaves the EU
The SACUM-UK EPA effectively retains the terms of trade present in the existing SADC-EU EPA.
Brexit battle returns with UK and EU sparring over trade
The UK and the European Union begin their battle over a future trade deal, setting up 11 months of negotiations that risk ending in economically damaging failure at the end of the year.
Brazil to seek a Mercosur-UK trade deal similar of agreement with EU
Brazil will seek to strike a Mercosur-United Kingdom trade deal post Brexit that could be similar to the trade agreement signed between the South American bloc and the European Union.
Trump will insist NHS pays more for drugs in trade deal, says ambassador
Donald Trump will put the interests of corporate America first and demand that the NHS pays higher prices for US drugs in a free-trade deal with the UK, the outgoing British ambassador to Washington said.
Australia eyeing post-Brexit trade agreement by end of the year
Simon Birmingham, Australia’s minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, said he wanted to see ‘eliminated tariffs, quotas, and trade barriers’.
Singapore’s free trade deal with EU will apply to Britain during Brexit transition period: MTI
A free trade deal between Singapore and the European Union will continue to apply to Britain during its 11-month Brexit transition period starting on Saturday, the Ministry of Trade and Industry..
UK sets out plan to reclaim sovereignty over fishing waters post-Brexit
The British government introduced legislation to end the automatic right of European Union boats to fish in its waters, although they could be allowed back under a post-Brexit trade deal.
EU’s Barnier eyes loose association deal as basis for new British ties
Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 EU states that a loose so-called association agreement like the one the bloc has with Ukraine should serve as the basis for a new relationship with Britain.
NFU to lead food standards rally in Westminster
Hundreds of farmers from across the country will gather in London in March to join the NFU in a rallying call to Government, urging them to commit that future UK trade policy will not allow imports of food produced to standards that would be illegal in the UK.
Auto tariffs to be key topic in Japan-UK trade talks after Brexit
Auto tariffs are expected to come up as a top agenda item in Japan-UK trade talks that are expected to start as early as this spring after the latter’s exit from the European Union.
A warning to Johnson from those who have faced the EU before
Brussels may deploy hard-line tactics in next round of talks. Officials who have been in previous trade talks voice caution.