UK WTO & 3rd countries

Brexit: UK announces roll-over of EU poorest country trade preferences
Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries

Brexit: UK announces roll-over of EU poorest country trade preferences

On Saturday (24 June 2017), the British government announced its intention to maintain current trade preferences granted by the European Union to developing countries after it leaves the bloc.   The Department for International Trade’s announcement remains very general in nature. It announces the continuation of the “Everything but Arms’ …

Britain’s awkward embrace of CETA
Brexit & UK trade Canada and CETA UK WTO & 3rd countries

Britain’s awkward embrace of CETA

Eurosceptic MEP David Campbell Bannerman celebrating CETA in the European Parliament 15-16 February 2017   Wariness about its own future in CETA has replaced Theresa May’s government’s initial enthusiastic embrace the EU’s new trade pact with Canada, Iana Dreyer writes.   When the European Parliament ratified the EU-Canada trade agreement …