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U.S. and U.K. Eager To Strike Bilateral Free Trade Agreement

Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson are eager to strike a bilateral free trade agreement after Britain leaves the EU on Jan. 31, but getting there ‘will be a lot more complex’ than either side thinks, former U.S. trade negotiator Wendy Cutler said. “It’s going to take the EU and the U.K. a year to figure out what their relationship ...

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UK Seeks Stronger Africa Trade Ties With Investment Conference

Britain will hold a major sub-Saharan Africa investment conference on January 20. It will be hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and by the Department for International Development (DFiD) on January 20. The aim is to bring together businesses, governments and international institutions to showcase and promote the breadth and quality of investment opportunities across Africa. The UK is ...

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Boris Johnson Prepares New Force For Trade Talks

Boris Johnson is preparing to set up a dedicated new Brexit team by the end of next month as he seeks to take control of talks on Britain’s future relationship with the European Union. The unit – reportedly named ‘Taskforce Europe’ – will replace the Department for Exiting the European Union when it shuts down on 31 January, the date on ...

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Australia Seeks Compensation Over Brexit-Related Trade Disruption

Several non-European countries and Australia have demanded for compensation from EU and US due to disruption of trade related to Brexit. Australia’s lamb and beef exports suffered huge losses due to Brexit confusion. Australia said that it could suffer a reduction in its $366m (£284m) of annual meat exports to the UK and EU as a result and claimed its ...

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