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Brexit UK risks copying EU’s Sahara flaws
The UK Government is in the final stages of entering into a new trade agreement with Morocco including the territory of Western Sahara, without consideration of recent EU and British court rulings, or of the people of the occupied land.
Britain to table draft UK-EU trade pact, seeking to pressure Brussels
The UK will table its own free trade pact with the EU in a bid to up the ante on Brussels at next week’s second round of negotiations on post-Brexit relations.
EU-UK Brexit talks: Differences clear after first week
The two sides sound quite positive and appear to agree on some technicalities in areas like transport and energy. But there are some big disagreements about some big things.
Why don’t we just… end the secrecy surrounding trade talks?
As it leaves the EU, Britain is taking a far more secretive approach to the many trade talks it is holding. Neither the public – nor even our MPs – are allowed to know what’s happening in those negotiations.
UK eyes speedy banking deal with US in parallel trade talks
The UK and US may seek a quick deal on financial services separate from the free trade accord the two are negotiating, a British official said.
US-UK trade deal: Four things you might have missed, from food standards to climate commitments
The government has not ruled out imports of US agricultural products made to lower standards than in the UK.
Liz Truss kick-starts UK-US trade talks
The UK is publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month.
What US business wants from a UK deal
Lighthizer will hold preparatory talks with Truss ahead of formal negotiations on a US-UK free trade agreement.
Brexit: UK negotiating objectives for trade with EU, in a nutshell
UK vision for next phase of Brexit abandons commitments made in October alongside withdrawal agreement.
Public fear Trump trade deal food standards
Most people are worried about meat quality standards being lowered in a future trade deal with the United States, a new survey suggests.
Post-Brexit trade talks start next week: Here’s what you need to know
The EU and the U.K. are starting their first post-Brexit trade talks on Monday, in what European ministers are expecting to be “complicated” negotiations.
EU-UK relations: Council gives go-ahead for talks to start and adopts negotiating directives
The Council today adopted a decision authorising the opening of negotiations for a new partnership with the UK.
EU demands UK keep chlorinated chicken ban to get trade deal
Clause in negotiating mandate for Michel Barnier will create hurdle to US-UK deal.
Brexit: EU and US trade deals ’at risk’ if UK reneges on Northern Ireland pledges
Concerns raised after reports UK negotiating team told to devise plans to ‘get around’ protocol in withdrawal agreement
Arbitration case law update: Supreme Court lifts stay on enforcement of ICSID award: the Micula saga continues
This is far from the end of the Micula story. Enforcement proceedings continue in the United States, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Sweden, and there are questions before the CJEU.
Envoy sees strong potential for UK-PH free trade agreement
Visiting United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the Philippines ees strong potential for free trade agreement in the future between the UK and the Philippines.
East Africa: UK seeks trade pact with Rwanda, EAC
The United Kingdom is seeking to enter into a trade pact with the East African Community member countries.