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Rushed FTA between UK and India may pose big health threat
A newly published report has outlined several recommendations for a safe trade deal with India, which it says if rushed could threatened UK pesticide standards and farming.
Joint UK and Indian civil society statement on the proposed Free Trade Agreement
We, as organisations representing Indian and UK civil society, call on the Indian and UK Governments to rethink the Free Trade Agreement currently being negotiated.
Government set to ram through Australia trade deal defying public cries for scrutiny
New polling reveals only one-fifth (21%) of UK public are satisfied with the current parliamentary process of scrutiny for the UK-Australia trade deal.
Te Pāti Māori to oppose UK free trade deal
Te Pāti Māori will oppose the United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement Legislation Bill, a trade deal which shut Māori out of negotiations, and that fails to protect Māori rights and interests.
Colombia UK post-Brexit bilateral trade agreement goes into force
After completing government protocols, Colombia and the United Kingdom put into force the trade agreement signed in May 2019.
EU launches new legal moves against UK over N. Ireland
The European Commission launched four new legal proceedings against Britain over London’s failure to implement Brexit divorce terms to govern trade with Northern Ireland.
India-UK trade talks on track: Commerce ministry official
Political uncertainties in the United Kingdom have not impacted the ongoing talks regarding the Free Trade Agreement that is expected to be signed by Diwali this year.
Financial services an exciting aspect of UK-India FTA, says Rishi Sunak
The British Indian Minister welcomes the opening up of the Indian insurance market.
British MPs may delay Australia trade deal after minister’s no-show
The ratification is looking unlikely after the British parliament’s commons trade committee told MPs they should delay ratifying the agreement after a late-night snub by the Trade Secretary.
India, UK to hold fifth round of talks on FTA in July
India and the UK will hold the fifth round of talks for a free trade agreement in New Delhi in July, with leaders of the two countries having already set a target for concluding the negotiations by October.
Hopeful for conclusion of India-UK free trade agreement by Diwali: Goyal
Union minister Piyush Goyal has expressed hope that the free trade agreement between India and the United Kingdom will be concluded by Diwali.
Turkey, UK to upgrade free trade deal to boost economic ties: Turkish FM
Turkey and Britain are working to upgrade their free trade agreement as a means to boost bilateral economic ties, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Brexit: unilateral action on NI protocol ‘not conducive’ to trade deal, warns US
The US government has warned that Boris Johnson’s move to unilaterally axe some of the Northern Ireland Brexit arrangements protocol was a matter of continuing concern and “not conducive” to a trade deal.
Britain launches free trade talks with Gulf countries
Britain will launch talks over a new free trade deal with six Gulf states including Saudi Arabia and charities warned it not to ignore human rights in its latest bid to grow non-EU ties after Brexit.
India, UK launch 4th round of free trade agreement talks in Geneva
A number of non-tariff barriers, like rules related to investor protection, intellectual property rights, and harmonisation of governance and standards, are among the key sticky points in the free trade agreement.
UK-Singapore digital economy deal enters into force
A landmark digital trade deal establishing rules and standards for cross-border data flows and data protection between Singapore and the United Kingdom came into force.
Britain defies EU with ’relatively trivial’ Northern Ireland law
Britain published plans to override some post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland by scrapping checks and challenging the role played by the European Union’s court in a new clash with Brussels.
Oman-UK FTA likely soon
A Free Trade Agreement between the Sultanate of Oman and Britain is likely to be entered into by both parties and discussions are currently under way for a region-wide FTA.
Fourth round of India-UK free trade agreement to take place next week: British envoy
The next round of the India-UK free trade agreement will take place next week and both Prime Ministers have asked the negotiators that it will be done by Diwali.
UK, Texas and other US states should proceed carefully, but not abandon, trade deals
These agreements are not legally binding and do not create any legal, equitable, or financial rights, obligations, or liabilities for the participants.