Brexit & UK trade

Brexit anxiety continues this week
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Week ahead in EU trade: EU-US, China, Chile, Tunisia, E-commerce

April could see a slowdown in decision-making in trade policy in Brussels. But this does not mean there will be less anxiety over two major files: EU-US trade relations and Brexit. In April we will also see new developments on EU-Chile and EU-Tunisia trade negotiations and on e-commerce. Continued EU-US, …

Nine Caribbean countries sign EPA rollover with UK – preserve their sugar exports
UK WTO & 3rd countries

Nine Caribbean countries sign EPA rollover with UK – preserve their sugar exports

The United Kingdom has taken another step towards securing its trade relations with developing countries post-Brexit with the conclusion of a new ‘rollover’ agreement with the CARIFORUM community. The rollover, announced on Friday, allows the trading preferences established under the EU’s European Partnership Agreement with fourteen CARIFORUM states to be …

UK safeguards duty-free Fijian sugar imports with rollover of Pacific States EPA
Agriculture UK WTO & 3rd countries

UK safeguards duty-free Fijian sugar imports with rollover of Pacific States EPA

Britain has guaranteed the continuation of duty-free imports of sugar from Fiji – a major supplier to the British market – with the rollover of the European Union’s European Partnership Agreement with the Pacific Island group. The Department of International Trade in London today confirmed that a ‘continuity agreement’ had …