Legislation | 25 July 2017

UK 'unlikely to finalize EU free trade deal before Brexit'

The UK is unlikely to finalize a free trade deal with the EU before Brexit, according to a minister.

Industry News | 24 July 2017

US-China trade talks end without concrete agreements in place

The US and China have concluded trade talks with a pledge to tackle the current trade imbalance between the two countries, but few concrete agreements.

Legislation | 21 July 2017

Moving ahead with TPP without the US: the winners and losers

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been dealt a blow with the withdrawal of US participation - but a new report has indicated that the remaining 11 countries would have much to gain from pressing ahead with the pact.

Imports and Exports | 21 July 2017

Japan experiences further export growth during June 2017

Japan achieved a seventh consecutive month of export growth during June 2017, prompting optimism that the economy is experiencing a recovery.

Legislation | 19 July 2017

US cites deficit reduction as key priority for NAFTA renegotiation

The US has outlined a desire to reduce its trade deficit as a key objective for its proposed renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Industry News | 17 July 2017

US seeks talks over renegotiation of free trade deal with South Korea

The US is seeking to formally commence the process of renegotiating its free trade agreement with South Korea, as it believes the current arrangement is not beneficial enough to the US.

Industry News | 14 July 2017

China's international trade sees another strong month in June

China saw a better-than-expected rise in imports and exports during June 2017, thanks to strong demand, domestically and abroad.

Legislation | 13 July 2017

EU and Japan shake hands on Economic Partnership Agreement

The EU and Japan have reached an agreement in principle on the main elements of a new Economic Partnership Agreement.

Imports and Exports | 12 July 2017

German trade surplus rises in May as trade performance improves

Germany saw an increased trade surplus in May 2017 following a better-than-expected improvement in exports.

Imports and Exports | 7 July 2017

UK businesses 'keen to remain in EU single market until new deal is done'

An influential UK business lobbying group is calling for Britain to remain in the EU single market and customs union until a new trade agreement is in force.