Trade policy

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Brexit ‘madness’ will wreck UK steel industry, Tories warned
Sector faces glut of cheap imports because of recommendation that EU protections should not be renewed

Toby Helm

20, Jun, 2021 @7:15 AM

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British food and drink exports to EU fall by £2bn in first quarter of 2021
Industry body says analysis of HMRC data shows structural rather than teething problems with Brexit

Lisa O'Carroll

17, Jun, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Boris Johnson criticised for meeting Bahrain’s crown prince
Human rights groups accuse PM of ‘putting trade over torture’ in seeking deal with Gulf state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, Jun, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Scotch whisky makers toast five-year suspension of US tariffs
UK and US agree to suspend retaliatory tariffs on goods also including cashmere and stilton

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

17, Jun, 2021 @11:40 AM

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Wind turbine clash adds to UK-EU post-Brexit tensions
Exclusive: Brussels is concerned that British government is favouring domestic firms, in breach of trade deal

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

17, Jun, 2021 @10:33 AM

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Unions demand detail of Australia’s free trade deal with UK citing concerns for workers
ACTU says British documents on in-principle trade agreement suggest Australian firms would not have to prioritise hiring locals

Katharine Murphy Political editor

16, Jun, 2021 @10:28 AM

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Scott Morrison has agreed in-principle to a UK free trade deal. What’s in it for Australia?
From more tariff-free meat and dairy exports to cheaper whiskey, what do we know about the agreement struck between Australia and Britain?

Katharine Murphy

16, Jun, 2021 @6:54 AM

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Jellied, smoked, baked in pies – but can the UK stop eels sliding into extinction?
Centuries-old trade has been thwarted by trafficking and now Brexit. An unusual rewilding mission hopes to aid a 4,000-mile migration back to British rivers

Phoebe Weston

16, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK-Australia trade treaty is the ‘new dawn’ you may never notice
Analysis: No 10 hopes we’ll enjoy price reductions in supermarkets but estimated savings put at £1 per household

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Jun, 2021 @5:36 PM

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British farmers: what do you think of the UK-Australia trade deal?
We’d like to hear how British farmers feel about the information that has so far emerged about the new trade agreement, and how they believe it might impact them

Guardian community team

15, Jun, 2021 @4:56 PM

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Nicola Sturgeon suggests Scotland easing delay as cases five times higher than early May – as it happened
Scottish first minister says lockdown end could be delayed by three weeks

Andrew Sparrow

15, Jun, 2021 @4:18 PM

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The UK’s obsession with trade deals means disaster for the environment | Nick Dearden
The agreement with Australia could prevent Britain dealing with the climate crisis, says Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now

Nick Dearden

15, Jun, 2021 @2:01 PM

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