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UK looks to supercharge EU trade deals post-Brexit
Britain is looking for ways to take on the EU’s free trade deals with countries around the world after Brexit - then use its new independence to cut taxes and regulatory barriers to trade, boosting the power of the deals.
Europe pushes ahead with controversial Canadian trade deal, opens door for tar sands
The trade deal could facilitate energy companies suing Member State governments when environmental policies threaten their profits.
Brexit could help EU strike free trade deal with India, MEPs believe
Leaked document suggests Indian tariffs on scotch and Theresa May’s visa rules for skilled Indians had been impeding progress.
’Resolving mobility issue is the key to UK-India free trade pact’
Joint working group can act as a fulcrum for the FTA: India’s High Commissioner to UK
UK hints at new trade deal with Ghana
The United Kingdom, as suspected after Brexit, will “do a free trade deal” with Ghana, its Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, said in Accra
Brussels ‘will block’ GM food from Britain
Last month the UK government approved field trials of GM wheat and is expected to give the go-ahead to trials of a potato genetically modified to be resistant to blight
CEMAC losses of customs duties with the EU28-UK EPA
This paper assesses the CEMAC customs duty losses on its imports from the EU-28 minus the United Kingdom after the Brexit on the basis of EU28-UK exports in 2015 and of the liberalization programming provided for by the EPA.
Free trade: a corporate scam
"Free trade" rules are written by corporations to enlarge their freedom to commodify and privatise the last inch of land, the last drop of water, the last seed, the last serving of food, the last byte of information, the last bit of data, knowledge and imagination.
US pork producers welcome Trump stance on free trade with the UK
US pork industry leaders have “applauded” the Trump administration for seeking closer trade relations with the UK, backed by a plea for talks between the two countries to begin as soon as possible.
UK trade diplomats hard at work
Many countries including China, Brazil, and the Gulf States have already expressed their interest in enhancing their trading relationships with the United Kingdom.
Brexit will need new dispute resolution mechanism
A new mechanism for dispute resolution between the UK and the EU will be needed following Brexit.
Is chlorinated chicken about to hit our shelves after new US trade deal?
Consumers could be exposed to American farming practices banned by the EU.
Theresa May’s Brexit plan will leave Britain subject to secret global trade courts
Experts say that to agree trade deals outside the EU, the UK will have to sign up to an “unaccountable” legal system that can force states to overturn laws corporations don’t like.
UK agrees ‘immediate’ post-Brexit talks with US, leaving EU high and dry
US President Donald Trump has agreed to start immediate trade talks with Britain. Switzerland took a similar course of action.
EAC duties losses on imports from EU28-UK from 2015 to 2040 if the EPA is signed
In the Brexit context it is useful to actualize the losses of duties that the EAC will face on its imports from the EU28 minus UK (EU28-UK) if the EAC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement were signed and implemented.
No treaty benefits for nations that fail to sign new bilateral investment treaty
India said investments from the countries which fail to re-negotiate investment protection agreement will not get any benefit under any treaty.
Nigeria’s losses of import duties if the regional EPA is implemented: 2020-50
After the Brexit it is useful to update the value of imports and losses of import duties of Nigeria from the EU28 minus the United Kingdom in case of the implementation of the regional EPA.
Trump could face long path to US-UK trade deal
Talks between the United States and the United Kingdom on a potential trade deal could be President-elect Donald Trump’s crash course in the often painstakingly slow world of international negotiations.
The impact of Brexit, the regional EPA and interim EPAs of Ivory Coast and Ghana on Senegal and West Africa
The Economic Partnership Agreement of West Africa was initialled in Ouagadougou on June 30, 2014 by the Chief negotiators but to date Nigeria, the Gambia and Mauritania have not formally signed it.
All 28 EU members must approve post-Brexit trade deal, union’s lawyer says
The UK hopes to secure a fast-track trade deal with Europe after Brexit but the advocate general at the European Court of Justice’s opinion, if followed by the bloc’s highest court, could cripple that plan.