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The European Union and the United Kingdom 

Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to work to resolve problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol – the post-Brexit trade deal, according to Sunak’s office. 

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Thus, although Northern Ireland remains part of Britain, it remains part of the EU’s trade bloc. But that means curtailment in its trade with the rest of Britain, which is vocally opposed by unionists who claim it cuts off the region from the rest of Britain. 

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The United Kingdom and the European Union

The United Kingdom wants to move forward with the negotiations with the European Union that are still ongoing.

Britain wants to reach an agreement with the European Union to solve post-Brexit trade to Northern Ireland issues quickly, foreign minister James Cleverly said on Thursday, suggesting a softer approach to what has been an intractable dispute.

The stand-off over part of the Brexit agreement which governs trade with Northern Ireland is by far the biggest strain between the EU and Britain.

October Edition World Trade News 2022
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We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. We look back at June and focus on trade deals only in this update.  

From the amount of news we came across in the past month, it is clear that most free trade negotiating teams took some time off for the summer. Still, enough happened for an interesting update. Happy reading! 

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We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. We look back at July and focus on trade deals only in this update.

We hope you just had, are having, or are about to have a well-deserved summer break. Here is some interesting reading material about the latest trade deals, whether at the office or the beach.

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We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. We look back at April and focus on trade deals only in this update. Happy reading!

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We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. We look back at March and focus on trade deals only in this update. For impacts on trade caused by the war in Ukraine, read our update hereHappy reading! 

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We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. We look back at February and focus on trade deals only in this update. For impacts on trade caused by the war in Ukraine, read our update here. Happy reading!. 

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We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. It is the start of the year. It is still relatively quiet. There is not much news on the European Union. This edition mainly focuses on the United Kingdom, China, and the United States. Still enough exciting reading material for those involved in global trade. Happy reading!

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The European Union and the United Kingdom

The waters between the European Union and the United Kingdom are still troubled. The biggest reasons are the fishing row between France and the United Kingdom and the dispute on the trade of goods in Northern Ireland.

December 2021
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The United Kingdom and New Zealand

The United Kingdom and New Zeald have concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement.
On 20 October 2021, New Zealand and the UK reached agreement on the key elements of a new high quality, comprehensive and progressive free trade agreement (FTA).

November 2021 World trade