While we’re waiting for the apparently imminent announcement that the United Kingdom will be accepted into the 11-country Asia-Pacific trade pact CPTPP, here is what else has been happening on trade.
UK inks digital trade agreement with Singapore
The UK has joined the Asia-Pacific country digital agreement bandwagon by signing an agreement in principle on a digital trade deal with Singapore. The Digital Economy Agreement, which has taken only six months to negotiate, introduces modern principles to regulate data transfers and digitally-enabled trade between the South East Asian …
UK and Singapore kick-start digital trade pact negotiations
The United Kingdom and Singapore have formally launched negotiations towards a Digital Economy Partnership Agreement. Today’s negotiation launch is a diplomatic success for Singapore, which is seeking to become a hub for international digital trade governance.
Week in London: UK Singapore digital agreement, Vietnam, trade and internal market bills
With cross-Channel negotiations at a make-or-break moment, the UK has been busy finalising its trade continuity agenda with trading partners outside the EU as well as legislation that will form the basis of its future trade policy. UK eyes digital agreement with Singapore as EU FTA rolled over The UK …
UK to seal rollover deals with Singapore and Vietnam this week
The UK is set to announce two further trade ‘rollover’ or ‘continuity’ agreements this week – with Singapore and with Vietnam – in what will be a significant further boost for the UK’s trade continuity agenda. Borderlex has learnt that International Trade Secretary Liz Truss is flying to Asia this …