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Tensions over role of devolved administrations rise as UK national trade policy takes shape
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Tensions over role of devolved administrations rise as UK national trade policy takes shape

Exit from the European Union has not only changed the external trade policy landscape for British businesses, but also thrown up some significant challenges in terms of internal trade relations within the United Kingdom. With the overarching framework of the EU’s single market stripped away, the potential has arisen for …

UK revamps trade advisory groups amidst controversial recruitment of Aussie ex-premier
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UK revamps trade advisory groups amidst controversial recruitment of Aussie ex-premier

The British government has announced a revamp of its trade policy consultative bodies, amid strong indications that controversial former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott is set to become a United Kingdom trade ambassador. As London steps up its engagement with trading partners in advance of the ending of the post-Brexit …

UK to apply five-year ‘sunset clause’ on rolled over FTAs in reintroduced Trade Bill
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UK to apply five-year ‘sunset clause’ on rolled over FTAs in reintroduced Trade Bill

The British government is to apply a five-year sunset clause to all former EU free trade agreements which are ‘rolled over’ into UK law, under new provisions tabled to parliament in London. Under the new draft UK trade bill, which was reintroduced to parliament on Thursday, the approval of both …

TDI Series: Signs of more liberal stance as UK sets out post-Brexit trade remedy procedures
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TDI Series: Signs of more liberal stance as UK sets out post-Brexit trade remedy procedures

British businesses are facing a potentially challenging period of transition as Britain moves towards setting its own autonomous policy on trade remedies post-Brexit. A full set of measures to regulate and apply anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard measures will apply in the United Kingdom from January 2021 onwards, after the UK’s …