The UK will begin talks with the European Union this week on how regulators will cooperate over financial services now Brexit has been completed.
The UKVFTA is based on the terms of the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement and is one of several ‘continuity agreements’ based on existing European Union trade agreements with third countries.
The EU-UK agreement contains limited protections for investors and no investor-state enforcement mechanism. Its dispute resolution mechanism is limited to a “WTO-like” state-to-state arbitration.
The African Union sees the ‘partnership’ process, likely to culminate in a summit in Portugal in May or June, as an opportunity to overhaul the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) .
The EU and the UK committed in the agreement to establishing a Memorandum of Understanding, by March 2021, for establishing a framework for regulatory cooperation on financial services.
The Tories are trying to shut workers out of Britain’s post-Brexit trade deals, writes Unite’s Tony Burke.
The agreement provides duty free and quota free access for Ghana and the same preferential tariff reductions for British exporters as provided by the arrangement that is currently in force.
The United Kingdom and Cameroon have today secured an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that ensures mutual continuity of trade.
The continuity agreement takes effect on 1 January and ensures that the existing flow of goods will not be affected when the UK formally leaves the EU.
British lawmakers voted to back the United Kingdom’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on the eve of the December 31 deadline. The agreement already received provisional approval from the European Union.
Friday marked the start of trade for South African firms under two new trade agreements, the trade and industry and competition department (dtic) said.
The European Union and Britain agreed a post-Brexit trade deal after almost ten months of tortuous negotiations to govern ties when the UK exits the single market.
With yet another Brexit deadline disappearing in the rearview mirror, a breakthrough on fishing rights remained elusive for the European Union and Britain.
The outgoing US administration is in talks with the UK to try to seal a mini-deal to reduce trade tariffs, Donald Trump’s trade chief has said.
The UK signed a continuity trade deal with Mexico, its 31st-largest trading partner, preserving the benefits of the accord it had with the country through European Union membership.
Barnier says Johnson’s acceptance of need for ‘evolution clause’ as standards diverge has unlocked talks on level playing field.
Britain hopes Singapore and Vietnam deals will bring it closer to joining Trans-Pacific Partnership.
When Canada and Britain begin negotiations as early as next year on a bilateral, post-Brexit trade deal, digital trade will be a top priority.
Britain and Vietnam have concluded talks to negotiate a new free trade agreement, weeks before Britain completes its transition out of the European Union on Dec. 31.