Northern Ireland is back in the spotlight. A package of measures to safeguard the UK internal market follows a deal this week allow Northern Ireland business to access UK tariff rate quotas. And there is yet further criticism of the UK’s FTA ratification system. New Northern Ireland trade package sheds …
The European Union and the United Kingdom have agreed for the first time to allow a number of agri-food products imported under UK tariff rate quotas to be moved into Northern Ireland.
Meat traders in Great Britain have lost the flexibility to move imported meat into Northern Ireland for further processing . The UK is taking legislative steps to prepare itself for its forthcoming accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership, but some worry about what happens when China …
The gloss has come off the United Kingdom’s trade policy as it begins its fourth year as an autonomous trading nation. Viewed initially in London as an exciting expression of the country’s new-found freedom in the post-Brexit era, international trade policy in 2024 has become a rather prosaic affair.
This week in UK trade policy: A proposal for Northern Irish steel safeguard TRQs, an enhanced trade partnership between London and Taipei and a call to double the number of exporting SMEs.
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The history of the UK’s exit from the EU has been littered with ‘cliff-edge’ deadlines of various types. Some of these have just about been met, while others have been dramatically pushed back at the last minute.
It’s a big week in UK trade politics.
Prime minister Rishi Sunak and European commission president Ursula von der Leyen announced an agreement in principle over how the protocol on Northern Ireland included in the EU-UK Withdrawal agreement is to function.