Apart from the ratification of the Australia trade agreement and the launch of FTA talks with Israel, here’s what else happened this week in UK trade. UK and India FTA talks make solid progress The UK and India are making good progress towards concluding at least an interim free trade …
UK WTO & 3rd countries
Concerns about the UK government’s openness to scrutiny over the conduct of its trade policy re-emerged this week after the UK-Australia free trade agreement was ratified by default – without a vote, or even a debate, in parliament.
The United Kingdom has launched negotiations on a free trade agreement with Israel – the latest in a string of free trade agreements the government is pursuing.
Here’s what’s been happening on trade policy in the United Kingdom this week.
Both the United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed free trade agreements with New Zealand this year. While there are many differences in text – some particularly striking such as in agriculture market access – these shouldn’t be exaggerated. The UK and EU competing for trade agreements might even …
It’s been a huge week in London. The key developments on top government and party politics amidst Johnson’s resignation were covered separately here. But there were other developments of note…
The United Kingdom’s free trade agreement with Australia has the potential to deliver benefits for British businesses – but the deal begs a range of thus-far unanswered questions about the government’s overall trade and economic strategy.
This week’s UK trade focus: Turkey, steel, Northern Ireland.
The possibility of a delay in the vote to ratify the United Kingdom’s first post-Brexit free trade agreement has significantly increased after a longstanding row between MPs and ministers over timelines for the ratification process burst into the open this week.
A busy week in British trade policy!