Views sought on UK-Japan trade agreement

3 November 2020

Parliament’s International Trade Committee has launched an inquiry on the recently signed UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) considering, among other issues, how it differs from the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA).

UK’s future trading relationship with Japan

2 November 2020

We reported in September that the UK had reached an agreement with Japan to replace the terms of the EU-Japan free trade agreement (FTA) under which it had previously been operating (see UK’s first major post-Brexit trade deal agreed).

UK, Japan new trade agreement

28 October 2020

On 23 October 2020, the UK and Japan signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, the first such deal reached by the UK since Brexit.