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UK, Australia hold further talks in bid to strike trade deal within weeks
Britain and Australia held another round of talks to progress a free trade deal, the British envoy said, as both countries seek to strike an agreement in mid-June.
Ahead of mega trade deal, India and Britain may strike interim agreement
India and the UK are closing in on a free trade pact, in preparation for which they might strike an interim deal, according to media reports.
Farmers’ opposition to UK-Australia trade deal grows
Opposition among UK farmers is growing towards a trade deal close to being concluded with Australia. They say there are no meaningful safeguards in place to stop farmers being undercut by cheap imports.
Final UK FTA talks on corporate rights to sue governments alarm community groups
We call on the Australian Government to exclude ISDS from the Australia-UK FTA as has been done in the Australia-EU FTA and the RCEP.
Alarm at secret court scheme in UK-Australia trade deal
Campaigners concerned by controversial plans for tribunals where firms can seek compensation for effect of government policies.
Farmers to protest against Australia tariff-free trade deal
Fed-up farmers are preparing to stage protests over UK government plans to sign tariff-free trade deals with Australia and other countries, which they fear could lead to a flood of cheap food imports.
British government aims for £5bn Gulf trade deal
UK officials are working on a new trade deal with the six members of the GCC, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Truss’s naivety on trade with Australia could leave the UK exposed
If the UK agrees to Australia’s demands for no tariffs on agriculture, it sets a dangerous precedent for other, bigger deals
Brexit exclusive: UK-Norway trade deal close to collapsing as Christian-Democrats block pact to protect farmers from British beef and cheese
A comprehensive free trade deal between the UK and Norway is at risk of collapsing as the Christian Democrat party fears such a pact would hit farmers in Scandinavia’s richest country too hard.
UK starts prep for India trade deal in latest Post-Brexit push
The UK began formal preparation for a free-trade agreement with India, a post-Brexit target for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he seeks to prove the benefit of leaving the European Union.
Services, investment key in UK trade pact
Services and investment are "huge" for Australia’s imminent trade pact with the United Kingdom, Trade Minister Dan Tehan said.
UK trade deal with Australia ‘must not harm Welsh farmers’, says Welsh Gov
A UK trade deal with Australia “must not disadvantage” Wales’ farmers, the Welsh Government has said.
Ag sector pushes for better UK trade deal
New Zealand dairy companies want a UK trade deal that comprehensively removes agricultural tariffs.
UK-Australia trade deal could mean children and patients eating meat reared in ways illegal in UK, warn experts
‘It would be grossly hypocritical for the government to allow unsustainable meat to be served in schools and hospitals,’ say critics
Blinken says US-UK free trade deal will take ‘some time’ to agree
Agreeing a post-Brexit free trade deal between Britain and the United States will take “some time”, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned.
NZ and UK agree to lift pace of free trade talks
New Zealand and the United Kingdom have agreed to rapidly lift the tempo of talks, as the two countries enter a new phase in free trade negotiations.
UK and India announce $1.4 billion investment boost, step closer to trade deal
Britain and India announced 1 billion pounds ($1.39 billion) of private-sector investment and committed to seek a free trade deal ahead of a virtual meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Indian leader Narendra Modi on Tuesday.
UK-Jordan trade agreement to drive growth in investment
A UK-Jordan trade agreement came into effect at the start of this month, preserving preferential trade for Jordanian and British businesses and consumers.
UK and UAE, Saudi trade agreements could be ’hammered out’ this year
UK Trade Secretary was in the UAE and Saudi Arabia last month to work on the UK-GCC Joint Trade and Investment Review
UK - Viet Nam free trade agreement entry into force
The UK and Viet Nam mark an important symbolic step in this partnership as the UK-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement enters into force.