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Canada to ratify trade agreement with United Kingdom
Canada’s Minister of International Trade says the country agrees to the deal, following Bill C-18 receiving royal assent after passing the Senate.
Thai-UK pact sets stage for agreement negotiations
Thailand and the UK plan to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a Joint Trade Committee on Commerce and Economic Cooperation, paving the way for a future free trade agreement (FTA) after Brexit.
US trade czar Tai to discuss trade deal with UK next week
Newly confirmed US Trade Representative Katherine Tai will speak with her British counterpart, Secretary Liz Truss, next week to further talks on a possible trade agreement.
Kenya must up industrial game to survive trade deal with UK
About 82.6% of goods and services originating from the UK will benefit from preferential access to the Kenyan market. KAM says the country must improve her manufacturing competitiveness ahead of the trade liberalization.
Kenya Flower Council pushes for approval of the Kenya-UK trade deal to guarantee export of flowers to the UK
Kenya Flower Council (KFC) has expressed its support for the immediate approval of the Kenya-UK trade deal signed on December 8 2020.
EU begins legal action against UK over Brexit violation
It follows Britain’s unilateral decision to delay implementing a key part of the Brexit deal relating to Northern Ireland.
Why Britain is tilting to the Indo-Pacific region
Critics warn of imperial fantasy but the economic and political forces pulling the UK back to the region are real.
Canada UK begins trade negotiations
Canada launched public consultations on new trade negotiations with the United Kingdom.
UK’s organic farmers raise concerns about future of ag sector and potential trade deals
Roger Kerr, CEO of Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G), has penned an open letter in response to the UK’s Trade and Agriculture Commission report.
The House of Lords discusses Sahara and UK-Morocco association agreement
The UK-Morocco association agreement and including the Sahara within the territorial scope of said deal was discussed this week at the House of Lords.
Kenya faces revenue, job losses as House ratifies UK trade deal
The National Assembly ratified the EPA on Tuesday, opening the local market to about 1,934 products from the UK, whose import tariff will either be lowered or zero-rated.
UK and Cameroon sign trade agreement
The United Kingdom has signed an Economic Partnership Agreement with Cameroon.
MPs ratify UK-Kenya trade deal
Trade Committee chairman fears that the Kenya-UK Economic Partnership Agreement ratified on tuesday night by Kenyan MPs will open floodgates for the dumping of agricultural goods.
UK MPs endorse Kenya trade deal
United Kingdom legislators have endorsed the trade deal with Kenya after completing scrutiny of the document, paving the way for its enforcement once the Kenyan counterparts approve it.
Here’s how EU could take brexit legal action against the UK
The European Commission is preparing to take legal action against the British government in coming days over its failure to keep promises it made in the Brexit deal to keep the island of Ireland free of border checkpoints.
Gulf states urge UK to move forward on free trade talks
Gulf states are pushing the UK to launch negotiations on a free trade deal but London is showing little interest in prioritizing the issue, despite the region accounting for a substantial chunk of total UK trade.
Kenya, UK trade agreement faces approval setback in Parliament
MPs claimed that the clause in the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) erodes the country’s sovereignty and demanded that Parliament be allowed to either amend or express reservation on the trade deal.
Suriname signs CARIFORUM-UK EPA
Suriname joined the UK and 13 other CARIFORUM States that have already signed the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
EU lawmakers stall vote to ratify EU-UK trade deal in protest
The European Parliament abandoned its plan to set a date for voting on the EU-UK trade deal, in protest at what the European Union sees as Britain’s unlawful changes to Northern Irish Brexit arrangements.
EU vows legal response as UK moves unilaterally on Northern Ireland
The European Union promised legal action after the British government unilaterally extended a grace period for checks on food imports to Northern Ireland, a move Brussels said violated terms of Britain’s divorce deal.