Thailand is pondering the possibilities of creating a free trade agreement with the UK after British PM Boris Johnson’s victory in the UK election.
So far, the UK has negotiated 19 agreements covering 50 countries, which will come into force after the transition period ends.
The US has banned any mention of climate change in US-UK trade talks.
Behind the bluster about “getting Brexit done” is an ambitious long term agenda: to realign our economy and our standards with the interests of American business.
Neither Boris Johnson nor Donald Trump deny evidence of secret talks as NHS is under attack by ’market’ ideologues in a privatising policy which began with Thatcher.
There are two solutions to this impending problem, which most political parties could agree to if they are truly committed to protecting the NHS.
Hundreds of pages of leaked documents detailing behind-closed-doors talks between US and UK officials have stoked fears about the true price of a post-Brexit trade deal with Trump’s America.
The discussion over science-based policymaking in the EU, in general, has been heating up in recent years, with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) front and centre of the debate.
Confidential documents from trade negotiations between the UK government and the US detail the US position regarding IP provisions.
Far from taking back control, Britain has clearly entered into a relationship where we hold none of the cards.
Trade deal with Trump would threaten public services, consumer protection and online rights.
The EU and UK can reach an agreement on a future trade relationship provided that Britain sticks closely to Europe’s labour and environmental standards, according to France’s trade minister.
While the UK focuses on its upcoming general election, with all the uncertainty it throws up, the EU is using the time and space to game-plan the various negotiation scenarios that may follow.
Negotiations about Britain’s entry into the free trade bloc can’t really take place as long as it remains an EU member.
The European Commission has already done a substantial amount of preparation for the EU-UK future relationship negotiations and trade talks could be done quickly, EU trade commissioner said.
A post-Brexit deal should make it easier to build supermarkets, avoid tax and sue the UK, US business lobbyists say.
“Free trade” deals are often a cover for privatising public services and US negotiating texts already mention British drug and tech companies.
Ukraine is ready for conclusion of a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom and for economic cooperation in the face of hard Brexit.
Few experts believe transition period is long enough, raising continued threat of no-deal Brexit.
The United Kingdom is likely to be confronted by a phalanx of hard-nosed American trade officials who will attempt to pry open British markets to more American goods.