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EU-UK FTA: Draft text (Dec 2020)
Ghana-UK reach consensus on new trade agreement
The agreement provides duty free and quota free access for Ghana and the same preferential tariff reductions for British exporters as provided by the arrangement that is currently in force.
UK and Cameroon secure economic partnership agreement
The United Kingdom and Cameroon have today secured an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that ensures mutual continuity of trade.
UK signs free trade agreement with Turkey
The continuity agreement takes effect on 1 January and ensures that the existing flow of goods will not be affected when the UK formally leaves the EU.
Post-Brexit UK-EU trade deal becomes law on eve of deadline
British lawmakers voted to back the United Kingdom’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on the eve of the December 31 deadline. The agreement already received provisional approval from the European Union.
New SA trade agreements now effective
Friday marked the start of trade for South African firms under two new trade agreements, the trade and industry and competition department (dtic) said.
Key points: What we know so far about post-Brexit trade deal
The European Union and Britain agreed a post-Brexit trade deal after almost ten months of tortuous negotiations to govern ties when the UK exits the single market.
EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears
With yet another Brexit deadline disappearing in the rearview mirror, a breakthrough on fishing rights remained elusive for the European Union and Britain.
UK and US in talks over mini trade deal
The outgoing US administration is in talks with the UK to try to seal a mini-deal to reduce trade tariffs, Donald Trump’s trade chief has said.
UK signs continuity trade deal with Mexico, keeps EU benefits
The UK signed a continuity trade deal with Mexico, its 31st-largest trading partner, preserving the benefits of the accord it had with the country through European Union membership.
Brexit trade deal possible within days after Johnson concession, says EU
Barnier says Johnson’s acceptance of need for ‘evolution clause’ as standards diverge has unlocked talks on level playing field.
UK starts new trade ties with Asia post-Brexit
Britain hopes Singapore and Vietnam deals will bring it closer to joining Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Digital trade top agenda item in pending Canada-UK trade talks
When Canada and Britain begin negotiations as early as next year on a bilateral, post-Brexit trade deal, digital trade will be a top priority.
Vietnam, Britain close in on post-Brexit trade deal
Britain and Vietnam have concluded talks to negotiate a new free trade agreement, weeks before Britain completes its transition out of the European Union on Dec. 31.
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.