Imports and Exports | 12 April 2018

IMF chief: multilateral trade system 'in danger of being torn apart'

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde has warned of the existential threat the current wave of protectionism is posing to the global trade system.

Imports and Exports | 9 April 2018

German exports fall unexpectedly in February 2018

Germany experienced an unexpected drop in exports in February, suggesting that the country's recent economic upswing may have passed its peak.

Imports and Exports | 6 April 2018

Chinese exports surge in February 2018 despite global tensions

China saw a better-than-expected performance in terms of exports in February, despite concerns over a trade war with the US.

Legislation | 5 April 2018

China and US detail further tariffs as trade conflict heats up

The US and China have announced details of new trade tariffs covering around $50 billion on each other's exports, further exacerbating the trade conflict between the nations.

Brexit | 4 April 2018

UK ministers recommend EEA or EFTA membership as post-Brexit trade option

British ministers have urged the government not to rule out membership of the European Economic Area or the European Free Trade Association following Brexit.

Legislation | 3 April 2018

China introduces new tariffs on US products as trade tensions escalate

China has introduced new tariffs on more than 120 US products, stoking global fears that a trade war may be imminent.

Brexit | 27 March 2018

Free trade deal 'could soon emerge' for UK and Australia

An ambitious new free trade deal could soon be witnessed between the UK and Australia.

Brexit | 20 March 2018

Britain agrees key terms of Brexit transition deal

Britain and the EU have agreed a number of important details about the transition period, but not everyone is happy about the deal.

Brexit | 16 March 2018

New report highlights possible costs of Brexit for exporters

Brexit-related red tape could cost exporters in the UK and EU as much as £58 billion a year, according to a new report.

Imports and Exports | 15 March 2018

US outlines aggressive trade policies in annual report

A range of aggressive trade policies have been unveiled by the US government as part of the president's latest Trade Policy Agenda and Annual Report.