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British onion sector sold short by New Zealand trade deal, growers warn
British onion growers are concerned that the recently signed UK-New Zealand trade deal will disadvantage the sector and see food producers in general “openly sold out”.
‘Clear risk’ UK joining Pacific trade deal will raise drug prices for NHS
There is evidence of a potential conflict between the CPTPP and the UK’s current system of market authorisation of generic and biosimilar drugs.
India, UK may finalize a full FTA without an early harvest
India may not insist on a two-stage trade deal with the UK—an early harvest arrangement followed by a comprehensive pact if all issues are adequately addressed.
New-gen issues in India’s line of sight as it eyes trade deals
As India goes into firming up trade deals with developed nations like Australia, the UK and the regional bloc, and the EU, it will have to be well prepared to negotiate on new-generation issues, such as data protection regulation, e-commerce, and environment.
India-UK FTA talks should champion digital trade
The UK and India can play a pivotal role in shaping the global data and digital rules, say UK India Business Council directors.
The Asia-Pacific’s free trade disagreements
It’s not just the different agreements, per se – the distinctly different models of FTAs are complicating trade regimes in the region.
The Asia-Pacific’s Free Trade Disagreements
While competition among FTA styles can drive innovation, it does present a key problem for non-super-sized economies: knowing which one to adhere to. For all the new ideas they offer, the various deals available within the Asia-Pacific are often inconsistent and cannot exist comfortably side by side.
New Zealand-UK FTA: Agreement in principle (Oct 2021)
Old wine in new bottles – why the NZ-UK free trade agreement fails to confront the challenges of a post-COVID world
The price of allowing this FTA to proceed without open public and media debate is just too high. Another TPPA-style agreement will lock us into the failed neoliberal project of the 20th century.
New Zealand apple industry welcomes FTA with UK
In principle agreement to phase out tariffs on apple and pear exports welcomed by growers in New Zealand.
EU mulls terminating Brexit trade deal if UK rift deepens
The European Union could weigh terminating the post-Brexit trade deal if the UK government pulls out of its commitments over Northern Ireland, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jane Kelsey: Such a good free trade greement with the UK, we aren’t allowed to read it
With the release of an Agreement in Principle for a New Zealand United Kingdom free trade agreement we are once again left shadow boxing with a deal whose text we aren’t allowed to see.
Less than a third of UK public would support a Saudi Arabia trade deal
Government data, released after pressure from Labour, shows just 27% would be in favour of such a deal as Liz Truss visits Gulf state.
UK agrees free trade deal with New Zealand
The only winners the mega-corporations who run New Zealand’s meat and dairy farms," said UK shadow trade secretary.
Aussie trade minister flies home without post-Brexit trade deal
Trade ministers were unable to thrash out a post-Brexit trade deal, with several issues unresolved.
UK nears New Zealand trade deal in latest post-Brexit accord
The UK is on the verge of sealing a trade deal with New Zealand as it seeks new economic allies after leaving the European Union.
Dan Tehan opens door to British workers to fill pandemic hole
A new free-trade agreement between Canberra and London, due to be finalised within days, will make it easier for people to live and work in both countries.
EU-UK talks, fishing threat kick Brexit back into high gear
Sticking points over Northern Ireland and French fishing remain, coming almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to have officially sealed the separation between the EU and the UK.
UK trade deals should prioritise economic growth over environmental protections - leaked govt document
The document says it can be very difficult to trade with some countries that do not necessarily support saving the environment but the government says ministers are not considering the advice.
FTA talks with UAE, Australia going full steam ahead: Goyal
Negotiations for the proposed free trade agreements (FTAs) with the UAE and Australia are "going full steam ahead" and officials of both the sides are working on the deadlines to conclude the talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said.