What does the new UK-Canada ‘rollover’ free trade agreement have in common with the UK-Japan deal secured in September? Answer: in both cases, UK cheese exporters are left worse off than under the previous EU deal.
The United Kingdom and Canada reached a deal on Saturday (21 November) to roll over the terms of the EU-Canada trade agreement to apply to Britain from 1 January 2021.
A news roundup of Britain’s ever-intensifying trade and investment policy and diplomacy by Chris Horseman.
An overview of key developments in British trade policy this week by Chris Horseman.
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 most prominent missing piece in the United Kingdom’s ‘trade continuity’ jigsaw is being addressed this week with the launch of negotiations for a free trade agreement with Canada. Britain’s international trade secretary Elizabeth Truss announced on Monday, via Twitter, that trade talks with the Canadians “have commenced”. The UK’s …