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Investors from Australia, Canada and the UK that meet certain criteria will be exempted from some new US restrictions on foreign investment – but New Zealand didn’t make the cut. The three countries have been added to an ‘excepted states’ list and may face different compliance requirements to revised US investment regulations released recently. The finalized rules, which will come into effect ...

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EU Trade Chief Foresees Financial Services For Fishing Brexit Bargain

The EU’s trade commissioner has suggested there could be a last-minute trade-off with Brussels offering the city of London access to European markets in return for European fleets retaining their fishing rights in British waters. The UK’s financial services sector will lose its automatic right to serve Europe-based clients at the end of the transition period and the EU will need to ...

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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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Island Interests In The Spotlight After Brexit

Jersey will work to reforge its business links around the world as the UK looks to broker new trade deals with the likes of the EU, US, Australia and New Zealand after Brexit, a new government report says. Following the passing of the Withdrawal Bill in the House of Commons earlier this month, the UK is preparing to renegotiate free trade ...

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European Economy Hopeful Of Recovery In 2020

European policy makers hope that stronger growth will materialize as global headwinds recede. But a look at what awaits the four largest European economies next year shows that governments everywhere are hanging at the mercy of a continuous slowdown, as the persistent recession of the manufacturing sector begins to spill over into the rest of the economy. Many countries also suffer from self-inflicted harm ...

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Brexit Free Trade Agreement Could Offer Australians Visa Free Travel Opportunity To The UK

Australians could be free to live and work in the United Kingdom without a visa under a post-Brexit free trade agreement between the countries. Visa-free travel between the Commonwealth nations could become a reality next year after Boris Johnson’s recent election victory. Australia is tipped to be one of the first countries to sign a free trade agreement with Britain ...

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EU and UK Trade Suffers

The European Union has been hit hard by the slowdown in international trade, with the UK suffering the most. Global trade continued to slide in the third quarter, the OECD said, approaching two-year lows as the US-China trade war and Brexit uncertainty took a heavy toll. Exports from the EU fell 1.8 per cent while imports dropped 0.4 per cent. ...

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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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