The SACUM-UK EPA effectively retains the terms of trade present in the existing SADC-EU EPA.
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 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.
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.
Simon Birmingham, Australia’s minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, said he wanted to see ‘eliminated tariffs, quotas, and trade barriers’.
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..
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.
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.
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 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.
Brussels may deploy hard-line tactics in next round of talks. Officials who have been in previous trade talks voice caution.
When Vietnam signalled it would claim the tax due, oil giant ConocoPhillips issued a pre-emptive legal strike using an arbitration process under the UK-Vietnam bilateral investment treaty.
Britain will set out more details about its objectives for a free trade deal with the European Union next month after the country leaves the bloc on Jan. 31.
Britain is the United States’ closest ally but their long friendship may be sorely tested as the two countries try to forge a new trade agreement.
India will hold talks with the EU and the UK to forge free trade agreements. New Delhi could also clinch a trade deal with Australia.
Boris Johnson wants to strike Britain’s first post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, and before the end of the year, in a bid to whip up a bandwagon.
Civil society organisations raise human rights concerns as UK seeks to roll over Morocco association agreement without due attention to the ongoing Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.
Boris Johnson’s plan to diverge from EU rules threatens crucial environmental regulations.
US President Donald Trump vowed to rip up international trade deals and rebalance America’s global trade relationships.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer pressed UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss to publish formal negotiating objectives for the US deal.