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UK aims to start trade talks with India this year
The United Kingdom said on Tuesday it aims to start negotiations for a trade agreement with India by the end of the year.
Two-thirds feel ‘left in the dark’ about impact of post-Brexit trade deals
A quarter of consumers who took part in a poll said they felt the British Government was “not at all open” about the impact of new trade deals.
India will fast track trade deals with six nations: Commerce Secretary
India will fast-track free trade agreements (FTAs) with at least six nations — including the UAE, the UK, Australia, Canada, and the EU.
Brexit: Western Sahara indy campaign takes UK Government to court
A CAMPAIGN group backing independence in Western Sahara is to take the UK Government to court over a post-Brexit trade agreement with Morocco.
’We want an Aussie-style agreement’
What happens in the next six weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement with the UK, according to the executive director of the Dairy Companies Association.
UK ’closing in’ on free trade agreement with New Zealand
Britain is nearing an agreement in principle on a free trade deal with New Zealand, its trade ministry said, as London looks to bolster its post-Brexit trade ties with non-EU partners.
Brexit: Australia trade deal may lead to deal with South America, where intensive farming destroys rainforests
‘Any policy allowing imports that do not match UK animal welfare policies simply props up an industry the public has firmly rejected,’ says critic.
Kenya, UK to digitise trade after signing the EPA agreement
Kenyan-based TradeMark East Africa and the UK-based Institute of Export and International Trade signed a memorandum of understanding providing a framework for collaboration in the implementation of a digital trade corridor between the UK and Kenya.
Outrage as Italy faces multimillion pound damages to UK oil firm
Secretive tribunals allow fossil fuel companies to sue governments for passing laws to protect environment.
EU says it will not renegotiate Brexit NI deal
Britain has demanded that the European Union agrees to rewrite a deal overseeing the post-Brexit trade involving Northern Ireland just a year after it was agreed with the bloc.
Farmers’ union to renew row as UK trade deal to see tariffs slashed on New Zealand meat
The UK’s farmers’ union and Labour are ready to renew a row with the government over British farming as the UK prepares to cut all tariffs on New Zealand meat in an upcoming trade deal.
Farm antibiotics use and new trade deals
Concerns about excessive use of antibiotics in the Australian poultry and livestock sectors has prompted an alliance of UK medical, environmental and animal welfare organisations.
UK signs trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein
Britain’s government said it signed a free trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, its latest post-Brexit trade agreement.
Australia trade deal to be drafted by year end, Truss says
The final trade deal with Australia will be fully drafted by the end of the year, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has said.
NZ gunning for dairy access in UK FTA
New Zealand is expected to follow Australia’s lead and ink an in-principle trade deal with the UK next month as it negotiates its post-Brexit economic future.
Animal welfare standards still an issue despite UK FTA
Australia’s ongoing use of animal welfare practices banned in other countries will continue to cause difficulties in trading relationships.
Kenya-UK economic partnership agreement betrays the East African Community
While the Kenya-UK EPA consistently makes reference to the EAC and even purports that its is signed on behalf of Kenya and the EAC, it fails terribly when examined against the above requirements of mutual cooperation.
UK and Israel on brink of signing trade agreement
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss met with her Israeli counterpart ahead of an expected advanced free trade agreement being signed by Britain and the Jewish state.
UK to face judical review of Morocco trade deal, after high court allows challenge over Western Sahara
A group campaigning for the rights of Western Sahara’s Saharawi people has been granted permission by the High Court in London to bring a judicial review against the UK government’s trade deal with Morocco.
UK begins talks to join Asia-Pacific CPTPP trade treaty
The UK is beginning negotiations to join a free trade alliance with Asia-Pacific countries, a key part of its attempts to pivot trade away from Europe after Brexit.