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Week in London: Ukrainian imports; Chinese anti-dumping duties extended

With the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine fast approaching, the UK government has taken steps to extend its regime of zero tariffs on Ukrainian imports until 2029 – in what London is describing as ‘the most generous tariff break offered by any country’ towards Kyiv. But the list …

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Week in London: New Northern Ireland trade rules, FTA ratification row

Northern Ireland is back in the spotlight. A package of measures to safeguard the UK internal market follows a deal this week allow Northern Ireland business to access UK tariff rate quotas. And there is yet further criticism of the UK’s FTA ratification system. New Northern Ireland trade package sheds …

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Week in London: No more NI-GB-EU meat trade, China CPTPP accession, supply chains paper

Meat traders in Great Britain have lost the flexibility to move imported meat into Northern Ireland for further processing . The UK is taking legislative steps to prepare itself for its forthcoming accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership, but some worry about what happens when China …