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Author discusses ‘monstrous’ prospects for NHS after no-deal Brexit
US president Donald Trump stood next to outgoing-PM Theresa May and insisted the NHS would be “on the table” in any trade deal.
More precious than gold: community resistance v corporate courts
UK registered mining company Lydian is using corporate courts to bully the Armenian government into cracking down on public protests that have successfully resisted a gold mine.
If a no-deal Brexit happens, mega corporations could sue the government for billions in secret courts
The Armenian government is currently being sued by a corporation for two thirds of its entire government budget. If the UK crashes out on 31 October, it could suffer a similar fate.
Concern grows over ‘corporate courts’ being set up after Brexit
Parliament’s trade committee says it is alarmed by government’s failure ‘to set out even basic lines of policy’ on how international arbitration will work after Brexit.
UK trade secretary wants FTA with NZ ’one of the first’ after Brexit
UK International Trade Secretary reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to move quickly on a free trade deal with New Zealand as soon as the country leaves the European Union.
Eyeing US trade deal, new UK PM whets biotech industry appetite on GMOs
Eyeing a quick trade deal with the United States after Brexit, UK’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tried to revive discussions over Genetically Modified Organisms.
This hard-Brexit cabinet could spell disaster for British farmers
Theresa Villiers’ arrival at Defra is a sign the UK is on course to open its borders to the worst horrors of industrial farming
Trump: US and UK working on ’very substantial’ trade deal
US President Donald Trump has said talks about a "very substantial" trade deal with the UK are under way.
UK and Central America sign continuity agreement
This agreement replicates the existing EU-Central America trading relationship and will ensure continuity in the trading relationship between the UK and Central America.
Trade negotiations and the triple trouble for health and the NHS
On Monday, the British parliament will debate whether the NHS should be included in US trade talks. Here’s how to decode the reassuring words we’ll no doubt hear from government.
More leaked documents show UK’s free trade talks with US making little progress
Efforts to secure a free-trade deal between the UK and US are floundering, documents leaked to the UK’s Telegraph newspaper show.
The free trade myth
ISDSs, legal mechanisms designed to favour corporate interests will be integral to any post-Brexit US-UK trade deal.
Canada is refusing to roll over its EU trade agreement for the UK if there’s a no-deal Brexit
UK officials are "furious" at Canada’s decision, but it reflects the confusion around trade policy after the failure of Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.
Belarus, UK in talks over free trade agreement
Belarus and the United Kingdom are discussing a possibility to sign a free trade agreement, Minister of State for Trade Policy at the Department for International Trade of the United Kingdom George Hollingbery told the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
S.Korea, UK negotiate FTA to address possible hard Brexit
South Korea and the UK finalized a continuation of a FTA to protect their trade relations should the latter decide to exit the EU without any deal.
La Corée du Sud et la Grande-Bretagne ont conclu un ALE post-Brexit
La Corée du Sud et la Grande-Bretagne ont annoncé ce lundi avoir conclu un accord pour maintenir leur accord de libre-échange (ALE) même après l’éventuel Brexit «sans accord».
Free trade can seriously damage your health
These practises open the door to Big Pharma companies and disastrous private health companies.
UK signs trade continuity agreement with Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
The United Kingdom has signed the UK-Andean countries trade agreement.
UK negotiates a post-Brexit EPA with Cameroon
The validation of a report on the trade impact of the bilateral Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Cameroon and the United Kingdom is the first step before the actual start of negotiations.
Nepal has strong case on Ncell arbitration
Axiata UK may be required to exhaust local remedies before resorting to arbitration under the UK-Nepal investment treaty