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Tensions over role of devolved administrations rise as UK national trade policy takes shape
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Tensions over role of devolved administrations rise as UK national trade policy takes shape

Exit from the European Union has not only changed the external trade policy landscape for British businesses, but also thrown up some significant challenges in terms of internal trade relations within the United Kingdom. With the overarching framework of the EU’s single market stripped away, the potential has arisen for …

UK-Canada continuity trade negotiations begin
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UK-Canada continuity trade negotiations begin

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 …