United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai held talks with Boris Johnson’s International Trade Secretary yesterday in a bid to tighten up relations. They focused on the trade track pioneered by the UK, which aims to champion free and fair trade including the reform
Former top adviser to Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings, accused Mr Johnson of seeking to stop an inquiry into the leak of plans for a second coronavirus lockdown after he was warned it could implicate Henry Newman, a close friend of his fiancee.
The International Trade Secretary stepped out of the way as a piece of equipment fell during an interview with Jayne Secker on Sophy Ridge. Liz Truss apologised before she said it is “rather windy out here”. She then laughed off the accident.
The Shadow International Trade Secretary has written to Ms Truss in outrage at the agreement of a trade deal with the country “given the appalling record of human rights abuses committed”. The Labour MP said the deal raises “serious questions”. Threatening to
The International Trade Secretary has held meetings with her Australian counterpart in London to get a deal over the line after months of talks. Ms Truss had been eager to strike an agreement by Easter but talks faltered in recent weeks with
Dan Tehan flew to London this week to hold face to face talks with Ms Truss. Negotiations between the two sides are understood to have stalled in recent months with both sides looking to restore momentum to get the deal over the
And the news will come as a big boost to UK companies including Jaguar Land Rover. The Department of International Trade (DIT) today confirmed the two countries have signed a Partnership, Trade and Cooperation Agreement ensuring £682million trade can continue and grow.
Britain and the US have attempted to de-escalate trade tensions since the UK left the EU transition period. Both sides have suspended tariffs introduced as part of an ongoing dispute over aviation as the two allies look to escalate ahead of talks
Striking a post-Brexit agreement with Canberra has been one of the Government’s top priorities for 2020. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has set her eyes on securing deals with Australia, New Zealand and joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
Liz Truss and her Department for International Trade colleagues will take part in the fourth round of talks on securing a free trade argeement – potentially worth many billions of pounds next week. The landmark deal will slash tariffs on wine imports alongside