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.
Brexit & UK trade
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.
An analysis of the UK Japan trade agreement and how it compares with the pre-existing agreement with the EU. By Chris Horseman and Iana Dreyer.
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.
By Iana Dreyer and Chris Horseman. Key trade policy developments in the EU and Britain to watch out for in the coming week. A special status report on the EU-UK negotiations will be released separately.
Chris Horseman on the key developments in British trade policy this week.