This is an exceptional second edition of our Week in London column – focused on domestic trade issues and UK talks with everyone else except the EU….
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An overview of key developments in British trade policy this week by Chris Horseman.
EU-UK – Still no breakthrough With just 56 days to go until the UK’s post-Brexit transition period comes to an end, Britain and the EU remain far apart on all the key issues in the negotiations on the future EU-UK relationship. Two weeks of virtually non-stop negotiations came to a …
The future free trade agreement between the UK and Australia must provide “provide a pathway to tariff- and quota-free trade across the board”, including for sensitive agricultural products, according to the country’s High Commissioner to the UK, George Brandis.
By Iana Dreyer and Chris Horseman. Key trade policy developments in the EU and Britain to watch out for in the coming week. A special status report on the EU-UK negotiations will be released separately.
Chris Horseman on the key developments in British trade policy this week.
The hard work starts this week for trade negotiators from the United Kingdom and Australia, with the two sides embarking on a second round of talks on a bilateral free trade agreement.
The United Kingdom has held its first formal meeting with the eleven members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, in a signal that London’s Pacific-oriented post-Brexit trade strategy is gradually taking shape.
The City of London is hopeful that the newly-launched free trade agreement negotiations between the United Kingdom and Australia could provide a solution to a new regulatory headache facing the British financial services sector. In an uncomfortable echo of the current dialogue between London and Brussels, the UK – together …
The United Kingdom left the European Union with the explicit aim of having its own trade policy and agreements. Britain is in business now. The biggest challenge will be handling the domestic politics of farming, procurement, environment and devolution to make London’s emerging trade policy strategy bear fruit. London aims …