Some news highlights in United Kingdom trade policy this week.
Author: Chris Horseman
Australia is aiming to conclude its free trade negotiations with the European Union by the end of this year. But the forthcoming battle to push the eventual deal past an increasingly sceptical European Parliament will inevitably complicate the final stages of the negotiations.
A fresh bid has been made to break the 20-year-long deadlock in World Trade Organization negotiations on fisheries subsidies, as negotiators begin their final run-in to a key ministerial meeting in July.
An overview of notable events in UK trade policy this week. EU officials hint at ‘temporary’ SPS alignment to ease Irish border woes Amid all the strains and complications of Britain’s post-Brexit interactions with the European Union, a possible route map has emerged this week pointing towards a more stable …
The United Kingdom is confident that it will conclude a free trade agreement with New Zealand ‘in the coming months’, despite continuing friction between the two sides over agricultural market access.
Britain has announced a package of trade and investment agreements with India, in what is being billed in London as the launch of an ambitious new trading partnership between the two countries.
An intense week in UK trade….
The European Union and the United Kingdom are making further progress in their ongoing push to divide up the EU’s existing WTO-bound tariff rate quotas with key supplier states.
The European Parliament is to be “involved as appropriate and necessary” in all discussions on the evolution of relations with the United Kingdom, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen promised today.
The United Kingdom government said today (23 April) that it had reached agreement on “the vast majority of elements” of a comprehensive free trade agreement with Australia.