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.
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.
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 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.
After completing government protocols, Colombia and the United Kingdom put into force the trade agreement signed in May 2019.
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.
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.
The British Indian Minister welcomes the opening up of the Indian insurance market.
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 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.
Union minister Piyush Goyal has expressed hope that the free trade agreement between India and the United Kingdom will be concluded by Diwali.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
These agreements are not legally binding and do not create any legal, equitable, or financial rights, obligations, or liabilities for the participants.