London has announced a major review of the United Kingdom’s Generalised System of Preferences with the aim of simplifying access to its domestic market for qualifying low-income countries.
UK trade legislation
The High Court in London is expected to rule this autumn on a judicial review which has been filed against the government by a British sugar processor. The ruling could have far-reaching implications for UK trade policy. Here’s why.
It’s an eventful week here in the United Kingdom, with the formal launch of digital trade talks with Singapore, a trade war averted over Northern Ireland, and the DIT overruling the Trade Remedies Authority over steel import safeguards. But there’s even more. It’s about digital, state aid, the Gulf and …
The United Kingdom government made a last-minute move to retain safeguard measures on five of the nine categories of steel products which had been slated for removal as from 1 July. The intervention came in the form of a ‘public notice’ issued late on Wednesday (30 June). It directly overrules …
The European Union and the United Kingdom remain at loggerheads over meat shippings from Great Britain to Northern Ireland.
The United States and the United Kingdom replicated the terms of a preliminary settlement agreed between Washington and Brussels this week in relation to subsidies to their civil aircraft companies.
The United Kingdom is planning a change in the mix of products on which it will apply countermeasures on imports from the United States.
The United Kingdom is to remove import safeguard measures for around half of the steel product categories on which they currently apply – primarily because the UK does not produce these product types.
Some news highlights in United Kingdom trade policy this week.
An intense week in UK trade….