A busy week in British trade policy!
Brexit & UK trade
The United Kingdom is to extend safeguard measures applied on imports of fifteen categories of steel products for a further two years.
The United Kingdom has formally launched free trade agreement negotiations with the nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The move could test Britain’s commitment to using trade agreements as a tool to push for higher labour and human rights standards.
While the world was glued to their smartphone screens for updates on the 12th ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization in Geneva, some might have missed that this has been once again a turbulent week in the United Kingdom’s trade policy. By Chris Horseman and a little extra input …
The European Commission is to re-activate its paused legal action against the United Kingdom. It simultaneously launched a second dispute settlement case – and it released new negotiation proposals to reduce paperwork at the intra-UK customs paperwork.
The United Kingdom has plunged its relationship with the EU into a fresh state of crisis with the publication of a proposal to unilaterally override key trade provisions of the Northern Ireland protocol.
Welcome to another week in UK trade policy.
Anti-dumping and Vietnam feature this week in UK trade policy. UK set to apply first post-Brexit anti-dumping duties The United Kingdom has reached a fresh trade policy milestone by concluding its first autonomous post-Brexit trade remedies investigation. The Trade Remedies Authority announced last Friday (20 May) that it was recommending …
The United Kingdom’s trade policy has to date largely focused on signing agreements, first the replicas of EU FTAs, then new ones with Australia and New Zealand. While the key goal of accession to CPTPP is still to be achieved, there is little sense of what follows in the absence …
The United Kingdom has fired the starting pistol on FTA negotiations with Mexico, with the aim of concluding talks by the end of 2023. Formal talks are due to begin in July, with services trade the focus of the negotiations.