Tariffs on imports into the United Kingdom of bed linen and similar products from India are to jump by 20% as from 19 June, as the country’s new trade preference regime enters into force. This comes as the other major source country for textiles, Bangladesh, eyes graduation from its least-developed …
Week in London: India youth mobility, Parliament FTA ratifications, defence exports
The trade politics have resumed in the United Kingdom.
Week in London: India FTA, EU UK RoOs, Lords look at NI bill, continuity Kemi
Here the UK’s latest trade news.
UK-India FTA: focus on core issues as Diwali deadline evaporates
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 threatens trade retaliation against UK over steel safeguard
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 …
Autumn 2022: New British Prime Minister, same trade policy
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.
Week in London: Indian FTA and nurses, North Carolina MoU, underpaid TRA staffers
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 …
Week in London: NI protocol in danger, Australia and New Zealand, India, Russian palladium
It’s an intense week on the trade front in the United Kingdom.
UK and India set October deadline for partial bilateral trade deal
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.
Perspectives: India’s recent trade deals are only slightly encouraging to Europe
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 …