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.
UK WTO & 3rd countries
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.
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.
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 …
State of play in Britain’s ‘trade continuity’ agreements or ‘rollovers’ EU Ukraine DCFTA rolled over The UK has today (8 October) signed a deal with Ukraine to roll over terms of the existing EU-Ukraine to apply to the UK from 1 January next year. According to the British government, the …