International trade

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UK economy’s catchup period on course to be shorter than after 2008 crisis
Analysis: stronger than expected first quarter means more chunky increases in GDP on cards as Covid controls ease

Larry Elliott Economics editor

12, May, 2021 @8:53 AM

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Beijing accuses G7 ministers of interfering in China’s affairs
Foreign ministry responds to west’s human rights claims, saying countries should ‘face up to their own problems’

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

06, May, 2021 @2:38 PM

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EU efforts to ratify China investment deal ‘suspended’ after sanctions
Political outreach to promote the massive trade agreement stalls after tit-for-tat sanctions prompted by Beijing’s policy in Xinjiang

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

04, May, 2021 @8:14 PM

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The £1bn India trade boost is hardly a game-changer for UK plc
Analysis: the UK is unlikely to win a big bang deal when Delhi’s big ask is fewer curbs on Indians working in Britain

Larry Elliott, Julia Kollewe and Joanna Partridge

04, May, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Johnson and Modi to agree UK-India trade partnership in virtual talks
Downing Street says agreement will create 6,500 jobs and contain £533m of Indian investment in UK

Jessica Elgot and Richard Partington

03, May, 2021 @9:30 PM

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UK dairy firms try to count the cost of churn in post-Brexit trade
County Milk’s trade with the EU has nosedived with the dairy industry particularly badly affected by new customs rules

Joanna Partridge

03, May, 2021 @10:41 AM

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‘Fuel on the fire’: war of words between Australia and China stokes tension
Scott Morrison wants to ‘pursue peace’ but ‘drums of war’ speeches from his government have raised hackles

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @12:16 AM

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‘Bizarre’ UK comments about Australia’s trade minister a ‘serious setback’ to talks
Allies of UK trade secretary Liz Truss accused of launching an ‘unprovoked attack’ on Dan Tehan on the eve of their meeting

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

21, Apr, 2021 @10:21 AM

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The Covid crisis: some people think it’s all over … it isn’t
A new reality check is coming unless the west replicates its ‘whatever-it-takes approach’ to help poorer countries cope

Larry Elliott

18, Apr, 2021 @9:41 AM

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Sharp pick-up in UK construction amid rapid economic recovery
Surge in housebuilding joined by strong growth in infrastructure and commercial projects

Larry Elliott

08, Apr, 2021 @2:14 PM

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From bikes to booze, how Brexit barriers are hitting Anglo-Dutch trade hard
A new survey of UK and Netherlands firms shows two thirds think red tape, shipping delays and higher costs have had a negative impact on them

Toby Helm

04, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Brexit: Scottish dog food firm relocates to France due to export red tape
Owner says he decided ‘enough was enough’ after encountering more and more trade barriers

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

01, Apr, 2021 @1:12 PM

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