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S. Korea’s parliament ratifies free trade deal with Britain
South Korea’s National Assembly ratified the free trade agreement between Seoul and London in a move to brace for Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Britain aiming for ambitious free trade deal with EU: Commission
Britain will aim to seal an ambitious free trade deal with the European Union after it has left the bloc, including zero tariffs and without quotas.
As UK eyes post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, its hand may not be as strong as it thinks
With the UK looking to secure its economic future and seize the purported benefits of Brexit, London has been ramping up its negotiating capacity and making overtures to trade partners.
SACU, Mozambique and UK sign EPA agreement
The Trade Ministers from the SACU Member States, Mozambique and the United Kingdom signed the economic partnership agreement.
Leaked: Liz Truss’ department will push to weaken food standards for US trade deal
Internal ministerial briefing for Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers warns post-Brexit trade agreements could ‘irreparably damage’ environment and public health.
Can an ‘open relationship’ work after a UK/EU divorce?
Three problems - excessive free trade focus, the specific risky features of FTAs, and a serious lack of trade democracy - would be a poor basis for a new open relationship with the EU.
City of London representatives head to US to promote post-Brexit finance ties
Representatives from the City of London are to travel to the US in a bid to boost transatlantic ties for the finance sector post-Brexit.
UK and Tunisia sign continuity agreement
Agreement will ensure British businesses and consumers benefit from continued access to the Tunisian market after we leave the EU.
UK preparing for post-Brexit FTA with Japan
Britain’s international trade secretary Liz Truss says the UK has started preparations to conclude a free trade agreement with Japan after leaving the European Union.
UK and Lebanon sign trade continuity agreement
The new UK-Lebanon Association Agreement provides, among other trade benefits, tariff-free trade of industrial products together with liberalisation of trade in agricultural, agri-food and fisheries products.
UK envoy tips trade deal with Australia months after Brexit
Britain’s top trade envoy said that she expects to strike a free trade deal with Australia within months of leaving the European Union.
Science on safety of chlorinated chicken ’misunderstood’
Government’s assurances that there are no health problems are misleading, say food policy experts.
UK, Sacu strike post Brexit trade deal
The UK has initiated an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (Sacu+M) that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.
Cairn arbitration award may be protracted, not expected before 2019-end
UK’s Cairn Energy on Tuesday said the arbitration process against India on imposition of retrospective tax demand is likely to be protracted and a decision is not expected before late 2019.
UK health service not on the table in US trade talks: Johnson
Prime Minister Boris Johnson told visiting US Vice President that Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) would not be included in negotiations with the United States for a trade deal.
Here’s how we need to protect our NHS from any future US/UK trade deal
Boris Johnson is promising new legislation to ’help the NHS’. But the danger is it will just gift wrap it for US corporations. Campaigners are uniting to say #HandsOffOurNHS and to call on MPs to really protect it.
FTA with Britain is being pushed by ministry
The free trade agreement with Britain should be completed before the country’s scheduled exit from the European Union, said Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.
Trump-backed US-British free-trade deal faces hurdles
Resistance rises on both sides of the Atlantic to a pact, and no deal can be made if the UK remains in the EU customs zone.
UK’s Boris Johnson expected to press Trudeau on trade pact at G7
As it hurtles toward what could be a messy exit from the European Union, Britain is hoping to hear some fresh trade reassurances from Canada at the upcoming G7 Summit.
Post-Brexit US trade deal: Chlorinated chicken could be the tip of the iceberg, warns UK union
Chlorinated chicken, as part of a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US, is “the thin end of the wedge” that could impact public health and threaten thousands of jobs in the UK food processing industry.