Brexit | 3 May 2018

UK government faces deepening internal rift over EU customs deal

The British government is facing serious internal divisions due to disagreements over whether or not the UK should be seeking a post-Brexit customs deal with the EU.

Imports and Exports | 2 May 2018

US delays decision on steel and aluminum tariffs for EU, Canada and Mexico

The US has agreed to delay its decision on imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum on the EU, Canada and Mexico, as it prepares for talks with China over the same issue.

Brexit | 1 May 2018

MPs warn UK government against rushing into US trade negotiations

MPs have warned the British government against rushing into trade negotiations with the US that could harm the UK's links with other countries.

Legislation | 30 April 2018

India and China among countries to hit out against EU investigation of steel imports

Eight countries, including China and India, have criticized the EU's decision to launch a safeguard investigation examining imports of certain steel products.

Origin Calculation | 30 April 2018

A closer look at the new EU-Mexico trade agreement

The new free trade agreement between the EU and Mexico is set to deliver benefits for a wide range of industries, with the agricultural sector likely to see particularly pronounced gains.

Legislation | 27 April 2018

Leaders of China and India to discuss free trade during meeting

The leaders of China and India are holding an informal summit in Wuhan this week, with free trade one of the main items on the agenda.

Imports and Exports | 26 April 2018

International survey reveals demand for new approach to globalization and free trade

A new report from Bertelsmann Stiftung has revealed a growing demand for a new approach to globalization and free trade that offers greater protection from their more damaging aspects.

Legislation | 26 April 2018

RCEP negotiations 'making encouraging progress'

The next round of negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership are taking place this week, with solid progress towards a final deal expected.

Legislation | 25 April 2018

EU and Australian leaders voice support for new free trade agreement

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has been discussing the prospect of a new EU-Australian trade agreement with several European leaders.

Imports and Exports | 25 April 2018

The US-China trade conflict: what has happened, and what could happen next?

Businesses around the world will be keeping close tabs on the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China, as the escalation or resolution of the conflict could have a profound global impact.