This week’s highlights in British trade policy: a critical Lords report about a mutual recognition agreement with Switzerland on professional qualifications, another MoU with a US state – and paperless trade with Singapore.
Switzerland dominated British trade news this week.
The UK has announced the launch of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement with Switzerland. The new FTA is intended to update and replace the current bilateral trade arrangements. These involve an incomplete rollover of the EU’s matrix of trade deal with the Alpine state. To a greater extent …
Britain’s financial services sector has urged the UK government to align its initiatives to deepen trade relations with Switzerland, in order to fully unlock the ensuing benefits.