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Ukraine ready for conclusion of FTA with UK, and hard Brexit trade representative
Ukraine is ready for conclusion of a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom and for economic cooperation in the face of hard Brexit.
Can Britain reach a trade deal with the EU by the end of 2020?
Few experts believe transition period is long enough, raising continued threat of no-deal Brexit.
The UK will never get the US trade deal it wants
The United Kingdom is likely to be confronted by a phalanx of hard-nosed American trade officials who will attempt to pry open British markets to more American goods.
DC arbitration threatens Egypt’s economic revival
Petroceltic, a UK-based global energy company, has initiated arbitration proceedings against the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.
Turkish court defies int’l tribunal in dispute over company seized in wake of coup - FT
Ankara is in conflict with an international investment tribunal after a Turkish court has rejected a demand to halt criminal proceedings regarding a Turkish media tycoon and his family.
Michel Barnier tells UK: ignore EU regulatory standards at your peril
EU Brexit negotiator links free-trade deal with the UK to workers’ rights and environmental protection.
Activists demand Trade Democracy at the site of Peterloo
200 years ago, democracy activists died in Manchester, while peacefully campaigning for the vote. On the bicentennial of the massacre, activists protested against the threat to democracy from the corporate court system.
Morocco, UK sign post-Brexit association agreement
Morocco and the UK have signed an “Association Agreement” to ensure that the two countries maintain their relationships unscathed when the UK leaves the EU.
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.