Quarter of firms trading with Europe considering move to the EU

17 November 2021

Before this week’s episode of Dispatches documentary on Channel 4 titled Did Brexit work for business?, the Institute of Directors (IoD) was asked to carry out a poll about firms’ experiences of trading with the EU since the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) came into force in January.

Think tank pours cold water on UK trade deals

11 November 2021

The UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO), a partnership between Chatham House and the University of Sussex, works to support the development of new trade policies in the post-Brexit era.

Government agrees that it is time to “Unlock Africa”

9 November 2021

Led by London-based trade and investment agency Africa House London, a new initiative has been launched in the presence of MPs, Trade Envoys, leaders of major international blue chip businesses and High Commissioners from 18 African states.

Talks between the UK and Italy could boost exports

22 October 2021

International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan has announced the start of discussions on a new export and investment partnership between the UK and Italy aimed at boosting trade between the two countries.

UK agrees trade deal with New Zealand

21 October 2021

A comprehensive trade agreement with New Zealand will, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, cut red tape for businesses, end tariffs on UK exports and create new opportunities for tech and services companies.

Using the Harmonised System for trade between the UK and EU

18 October 2021

We reported recently that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) had produced a series of guides relating to originating status of goods and preferential tariff treatment under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) (see HMRC sets out rules for moving goods between UK and EU).

Cumulation of origin in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement

15 October 2021

We reported recently that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) had produced a series of guides relating to originating status of goods and preferential tariff treatment under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) (see HMRC sets out rules for moving goods between UK and EU).