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# trade-deal - This year 2022

Liz Truss admits talks with US on free trade deal will not resume for years
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss admits talks with US on free trade deal will not resume for years

Sep 20th 2022, 7:13 AM 30,381 Views 25 Comments

The UK prime minister says her trade priority is striking agreements with India and the Gulf states.

# trade-deal - Last year 2021

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:48 PM 43,952 Views 42 Comments

British farmers can now sell the US lamb, though.

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

Sep 22nd 2021, 2:00 PM 17,500 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

Northern Irish and Scottish ministers write to UK government over Australia deal concerns
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Northern Irish and Scottish ministers write to UK government over Australia deal concerns

Jun 27th 2021, 1:30 PM 20,193 Views 36 Comments

The two administrations say the deal risks having a disproportionate impact on domestic farmers.

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 21,007 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

# trade-deal - All time

Johnson wins backing of Brexiteers for trade deal, who say agreement 'preserves UK's sovereignty'
# Brexiteers
# Brexiteers

Johnson wins backing of Brexiteers for trade deal, who say agreement 'preserves UK's sovereignty'

Dec 29th 2020, 4:15 PM 16,497 Views 28 Comments

They concluded that the agreement ‘preserves the UK’s sovereignty as a matter of law’.

EU member states give green light for post-Brexit deal to come into effect on 1 January
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

EU member states give green light for post-Brexit deal to come into effect on 1 January

Updated Dec 28th 2020, 11:55 AM 22,288 Views 24 Comments

Cabinet is expected to meet later today to discuss the deal.

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says

Dec 17th 2020, 7:34 AM 34,334 Views 23 Comments

US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said he is “hopeful” of an agreement.

Conservative anger over Navy no-deal threat as trade negotiations enter final days
# Agreement
# Agreement

Conservative anger over Navy no-deal threat as trade negotiations enter final days

Updated Dec 12th 2020, 2:04 PM 68,936 Views 137 Comments
  • A decision on the talks should be reached by tomorrow.
  • Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen have both said a no-deal outcome is likely.
  • The UK and EU have "not yet found the solutions" to differences on fisheries, von der Leyen said.
Explainer: Is this the final throw of the dice before a post-Brexit deal is struck?
# Brexplainer
# Brexplainer

Explainer: Is this the final throw of the dice before a post-Brexit deal is struck?

Dec 6th 2020, 3:13 PM 22,848 Views 17 Comments

Why have things flared up this weekend, and are we actually close to an EU-UK trade deal?

Brexit: EU and UK to kickstart 'intensive' talks on trade deal with deadline looming
# Endgame
# Endgame

Brexit: EU and UK to kickstart 'intensive' talks on trade deal with deadline looming

Oct 22nd 2020, 8:12 AM 10,059 Views 13 Comments

The key issues of contention remain fishing rights, the governance of any deal and the “level playing field” aimed at preventing unfair competition.

Michel Barnier says Boris Johnson must be willing to compromise too as deal remains 'within reach'
# Clock Is Ticking
# Clock Is Ticking

Michel Barnier says Boris Johnson must be willing to compromise too as deal remains 'within reach'

Oct 21st 2020, 11:28 AM 11,763 Views 15 Comments

The transition period in which to agree a trade deal between the EU and UK ends on 31 December.

Brexit: UK negotiator tells EU there is 'no basis' for further trade talks following EU summit
# Brexit Trade Deal
# Brexit Trade Deal

Brexit: UK negotiator tells EU there is 'no basis' for further trade talks following EU summit

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 5:30 PM 71,136 Views 99 Comments

The Taoiseach has emphasised the importance of securing an agreement on fisheries if there was to be an overall trade deal.

Checks on agri-food goods will take place between Britain and the North, minister confirms
# Checks
# Checks

Checks on agri-food goods will take place between Britain and the North, minister confirms

Sep 30th 2020, 5:05 PM 16,385 Views 4 Comments

Brandon Lewis committed to a ‘slimmed-down Finance Bill’ later this year.

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
# Timing
# Timing

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,148 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

UK calls for trade deal with European Union to be agreed by ‘end of summer’
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK calls for trade deal with European Union to be agreed by ‘end of summer’

Jun 15th 2020, 3:55 PM 11,866 Views 23 Comments

European Council chief Charles Michel said the EU would not be pressured into buying a “pig in a poke”.

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks

Jun 15th 2020, 7:07 AM 8,721 Views 4 Comments

The high level meeting will take place by video conference as the clock counts down on the transition period.

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’

Jun 7th 2020, 10:23 AM 23,537 Views 21 Comments

The NI First Minister said she wants to see a trade deal agreed.

Coveney seeks approval for new Brexit omnibus bill as he warns ministers there may be no trade deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney seeks approval for new Brexit omnibus bill as he warns ministers there may be no trade deal

May 29th 2020, 12:10 AM 14,731 Views 45 Comments

The UK government has said it will not request an extension to the transition period – and will reject any such request from the EU.

British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America

Feb 23rd 2020, 5:02 PM 24,005 Views 45 Comments

George Eustice also defended the Government’s new immigration system after businesses raised fears of a shortage of workers.

Macron 'not sure' a trade deal between Europe and Britain can be agreed before the end of the year
# Trade Negotiations
# Trade Negotiations

Macron 'not sure' a trade deal between Europe and Britain can be agreed before the end of the year

Feb 23rd 2020, 1:46 PM 11,925 Views 38 Comments

Britain and the EU are about to embark on negotiations aiming to hammer out a trade agreement by the end of December.

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario

Feb 2nd 2020, 10:05 AM 52,300 Views 25 Comments

Boris Johnson is prepared to accept a trade deal akin to a no-deal arrangement from the European Union.

Coveney claims Brexit will 'dominate Irish politics' as UK prepares to leave the EU tonight
# Britain
# Britain

Coveney claims Brexit will 'dominate Irish politics' as UK prepares to leave the EU tonight

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 8:21 AM 13,155 Views 61 Comments

He also said there will be no discussions on a trade deal if there is not a ‘level playing field’.

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas

Jan 7th 2020, 6:45 AM 7,875 Views 10 Comments

Boris Johnson does not want the Brexit transition period extended beyond December 2020, but Ireland and Europe have said this may not be realistic.

Date set for 'phase one' of US-China trade deal to be signed off
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Date set for 'phase one' of US-China trade deal to be signed off

Dec 31st 2019, 6:48 PM 7,920 Views 12 Comments

The truce offers Chinese President Xi Jinping breathing space as he faces a slowing economy and political trouble in Hong Kong.

Von der Leyen 'seriously concerned' over concluding post-Brexit trade deal within 2020 deadline
# Ursula Von Der Leyen
# Ursula Von Der Leyen

Von der Leyen 'seriously concerned' over concluding post-Brexit trade deal within 2020 deadline

Dec 27th 2019, 9:50 AM 59,088 Views 56 Comments

“I am very worried given the little time we have,” Ursula von der Leyen said.

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US
# Phase One
# Phase One

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

Dec 13th 2019, 4:52 PM 5,034 Views 6 Comments

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning
# Brexit Deal
# Brexit Deal

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Nov 1st 2019, 6:53 AM 38,718 Views 26 Comments

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland
# Accord-ing To Nancy
# Accord-ing To Nancy

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland

Aug 14th 2019, 2:43 PM 42,786 Views 47 Comments

Pelosi said the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected, and was “a beacon of hope for the entire world”.

Dáil rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal in symbolic vote
# Sinn Féin Motion
# Sinn Féin Motion

Dáil rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal in symbolic vote

Jul 11th 2019, 6:38 PM 22,102 Views 60 Comments

Fianna Fáil voted against the Mercosur deal.

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 6:00 PM 20,139 Views 40 Comments

The so-called Mercosur deal has been met with celebrations and opposition on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 30th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,554 Views 83 Comments

The deal with hit the Irish beef sector.

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 28th 2019, 9:54 PM 37,951 Views 75 Comments

The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China
# US
# US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Mar 5th 2019, 7:44 AM 13,487 Views 18 Comments

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

Sep 28th 2018, 9:24 AM 24,390 Views 57 Comments

The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade

Aug 27th 2018, 5:24 PM 9,207 Views 30 Comments

Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

Jul 17th 2018, 7:18 AM 37,713 Views 39 Comments

The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone.

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says

Jan 20th 2018, 9:21 AM 7,951 Views 47 Comments

He warned that it could only happen if it accept the single market preconditions.

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy
# Best Made Calves In The World
# Best Made Calves In The World

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy

Jul 6th 2017, 1:59 PM 20,113 Views 51 Comments

Both parties think it will give a boost to their economies.

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal
# Nafta
# Nafta

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal

Apr 27th 2017, 10:20 AM 9,875 Views 39 Comments

The announcement came after reports in US media that Trump was considering giving formal notice of pulling the United States out.

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