UK WTO & 3rd countries

CPTPP Latest news Northern Ireland Week in London column

Week in London: No more NI-GB-EU meat trade, China CPTPP accession, supply chains paper

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 …

CPTPP Latest news Northern Ireland UK trade policy

2024 preview: ‘Green’ subsidies head up new agenda for UK trade policy 

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.