A busy week in British trade policy!
UK trade remedies
The United Kingdom is to extend safeguard measures applied on imports of fifteen categories of steel products for a further two years.
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 …
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 …
Another FTA in the offing?
The United Kingdom is reallocating import quotas on steel imports from Russia and Belarus. But not for the same reasons as the EU.
The Ukraine war is affecting a lot of trade files, also British ones.
The United Kingdom government has granted itself significantly increased powers to intervene when trade remedy measures are up for review – in a move which downgrades the role of the country’s Trade Remedies Authority.
Apart from being on the receiving end of a potential dispute with the EU over wind turbine practices, this is what’s happened (or not) in British trade this week.
The United Kingdom is set to exempt certain United States biodiesel products from the countervailing duties to which they have been subject since 2009. In a move which will please US biofuel exporters, the Trade Remedies Authority announced on Wednesday (15 December) that it is proposing to drop countervailing duties …