Legislation | 17 August 2017

UK lays out proposals for new customs relationship with EU

The UK has laid out new proposals for a future customs relationship with the EU - albeit one that has met with a negative response from European officials.

Legislation | 14 August 2017

Korea-US FTA not the cause of trade imbalance, new report suggests

A new report has disputed the assertion that the free trade agreement between South Korea and the US is responsible for the growing trade imbalance between the two countries.

Imports and Exports | 14 August 2017

WTO predicts positive third quarter following strong freight growth

Strong performances in air freight, export orders and container shipping were offset by weak sales and production in the automotive sector during the third quarter of 2017.

Imports and Exports | 11 August 2017

Germany experiences downturn in imports and exports during June

Germany's trade performance saw an abrupt downturn during June 2017, according to the latest official data.

Imports and Exports | 8 August 2017

China's exports and imports lower than expected in July

China's exports and imports grew less than expected in July, according to the latest official data.

Legislation | 4 August 2017

RCEP negotiations 'could be concluded in 2018'

A final agreement on the RCEP trade pact could be reached at some point next year, according to the head of the trade panel.

Industry News | 3 August 2017

British people 'largely keen to remain in European single market'

The majority of British people are keen for the UK to remain in the European single market after Brexit, according to a new survey.

Legislation | 31 July 2017

WTO highlights progress in combating trade-restrictive measures

New WTO data has shown that the rate of new trade-restrictive measures put in place reached the lowest monthly average since the financial crisis between mid-October 2016 and mid-May 2017.

Legislation | 28 July 2017

How is the EU working to tackle the rise of protectionism in global trade?

Protectionists sentiments are on the rise in many countries, resulting in the emergence of new barriers to trade - a trend that the European Union is making efforts to tackle.

Industry News | 28 July 2017

UK and US express FTA hopes following trade working group meeting

Foundations for a new free trade deal have been laid out during the first meeting of the new UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group.