The trade politics have resumed in the United Kingdom.
Here the UK’s latest trade news.
Former prime minister Boris Johnson’s ebullient promise to conclude at least an interim trade agreement between the United Kingdom and India “by Diwali” has been officially abandoned by the new team in London – just a few days before the Hindu festival begins. Here is where the talks are at.
India has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 15% on almost a quarter of a billion dollars worth of UK exports, in retaliation for London’s continuing application of safeguard measures on steel imports. Scotch whisky, aircraft parts, precious metals and beauty products are among a list of 22 products targeted …
The United Kingdom is entering the last part of its second year as an autonomous trading country with a new prime minister about to take charge. But trade policy will most likely not change direction. Here’s what’s on the agenda.
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 …
It’s an intense week on the trade front in the United Kingdom.
The British and Indian governments have turned up the heat on joint efforts to secure a bilateral free trade agreement following a visit to India this week by prime minister Boris Johnson.
India’s recently announced trade deals with the United Arab Emirates and Australia have surprised those accustomed to India’s often obstructive trade policy. Their content however suggests that attitudes in New Delhi have not yet changed too much. This suggests there will be difficulties ahead for the UK – and the …
The Ukraine war is affecting a lot of trade files, also British ones.