Britain has recently secured trade continuity agreements with some major trading partners, namely Canada, Japan and Korea. These deals ‘roll over’ most trading terms from preferential trade pacts inherited from the EU. Here is what is yet to be done in the United Kingdom’s post Brexit ‘trade continuity agenda’.
UK WTO & 3rd countries
The United Kingdom and Canada reached a deal on Saturday (21 November) to roll over the terms of the EU-Canada trade agreement to apply to Britain from 1 January 2021.
A news roundup of Britain’s ever-intensifying trade and investment policy and diplomacy by Chris Horseman.
The United Kingdom is slowly gearing up its activities as a non-European Union member of the World Trade Organization and revealing its own ‘colours’ in various trade files.
An overview of key developments in British trade policy this week by Chris Horseman.
Details of the UK-Ukraine agreement to secure trade continuity from the EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement by Chris Horseman.
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