Two of Africa’s most economically powerful countries are facing acute dilemmas over continuing access to the United Kingdom market, as the deadline for Britain’s departure from the European Union’s customs union draws ever closer.
Author: Chris Horseman
Overview of some of this week’s key developments in UK trade policy by Chris Horseman. EU-UK negotiations: no news is – probably – good news UK and EU negotiating teams relocated from London to Brussels on Thursday (29 October) to continue their intensive negotiations on the future relationship between the …
The United Kingdom is targeting free trade agreements with India, the Gulf region and Mercosur as part of a ‘second wave’ of post-Brexit free trade initiatives, International Trade Secretary Elizabeth Truss said today.
Future relationship negotiations between London and Brussels have resumed. What comes next. And more on UK trade below!
The future free trade agreement between the UK and Australia must provide “provide a pathway to tariff- and quota-free trade across the board”, including for sensitive agricultural products, according to the country’s High Commissioner to the UK, George Brandis.
The United Kingdom and the United States should conclude negotiations on a new free trade agreement within the next six months – or they may never be concluded at all.
Chief negotiators from the EU and UK will speak by video link on Monday (19 October) in talks which could determine whether the negotiations over the two sides’ future trade relationship continue or collapse.
The United Kingdom has added Côte d’Ivoire to the list of countries with whom it has rolled over the terms of existing EU preferential trade agreement, in this case the EU Côte d’Ivoire ‘stepping stone’ or interim Economic Partnership Agreement. Map: Tracking the UK’s ‘trade continuity’ agenda The West African …
Chris Horseman on the key developments in British trade policy this week.
Members of the British parliament will have the opportunity to scrutinise new international trade deals as they are concluded by the British government – but no opportunity to vote against them if these accords are deemed to be deficient. This, in a nutshell, is the new scrutiny framework for free …