An NHS sell-off, lower food standards and secretive corporate courts: the battles facing Britain's new trade secretary 26/07/2019
Boris Johnson’s new trade secretary will be tasked with negotiating as many new trade deals as possible. Here are some fault-lines expected to emerge over the coming months.
US says Brexit trade talks with Liam Fox cancelled amid mounting fury over leaked Trump memos 09/07/2019
Planned Brexit trade talks between Liam Fox and US Commerce secretary Wilbur Ross have been cancelled, amid escalating tensions following the release of UK diplomatic memos calling Donald Trump "incompetent", "inept", and "insecure".
"Farage, Banks and Bannon. They are some of the well-known Bad Boys of Brexit. But there are many more. The Bad Boys of Brexit are an unholy alliance. They are global Money Men, small-state Regulation Burners and people with highly questionable Russian Connections, some of whom have undermined the very foundations of democracy."
Tory leadership hopeful is wrong to suggest UK could have tariff-free trade with the EU following a no-deal Brexit, says international body’s chief.
Canada Is Refusing To Roll Over Its EU Trade Agreement For The UK If There's A No-Deal Brexit 02/07/2019
The decision not to “roll over” the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) if the UK abandons its withdrawal agreement with Brussels is a huge blow to Britain's hopes of maintaining continuity in a no-deal Brexit and could severely impact businesses that sell goods to the Canadian market.
"Only way you can get frictionless trade is to actually be in the Single Market" - Liam Fox 01/07/2019
“I’ve always argued that the only way you can get frictionless trade is to actually be in the Single Market.”
Russia is among 20 countries that are looking to squeeze a commercial advantage from Brexit after blocking an attempt by the international trade secretary, Liam Fox, to fast-track a World Trade Organization deal on the UK’s terms of trade with the world.
Trade minister rejected Boris Johnson’s claim exporters would be spared tariffs after no deal
Boris Johnson’s ‘implementation period’ and five other Tory leadership Brexit plans already rejected or doomed to fail 25/06/2019
What are the Brexit proposals put forward - and why will they probably be rejected?
Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has been slated by farmers after suggesting that consumers can look forward to cheaper food after Brexit – potentially.
Despite calls to 'take back control' the economic reality is that tariffs will be determined by the 'bound rates' that the UK already has in place under the WTO and, ultimately, no tariff regime will make up for loss of access to the EU market
Labour seeks to block no deal 11/06/2019
Labour has tabled a cross-party motion to try to stop a future prime minister pushing through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of MPs.
London (CNN)Three turbulent years after 17 million British people voted to leave the European Union, Brexit has grown from a quaint word to an ugly cloud hanging over the nation.
UK-South Korea trade deal: Two experts reveal how Britain’s post-Brexit arrangements are actually going 10/06/2019
Trade experts have welcomed the announcement that the UK and South Korea have signed an in principle post-Brexit trade deal. / However they have warned there is still work to be done to ensure international business continues seamlessly after Brexit, with only 12 of the 40 EU free trade agreements (FTAs) secured for the UK so far.
Liam Fox claims UK could accept chlorinated chicken in US trade deal without lowering food standards 15/05/2019
'There’s been no argument about food safety on chlorine-washed chicken – it’s been an argument about animal welfare'. / The UK could accept chlorinated chicken in a post-Brexit trade deal with the US without cutting food standards, Liam Fox has claimed.
Creation of body to protect UK firms from unfair global trade practices is behind schedule.
Brexit day: Brexiteers and right-wing newspapers vent rage over failure to leave EU today 29/03/2019
Right-wing newspapers have joined Brexiteers in venting their fury that Britain’s departure from the EU is not happening today.
Brexit trade deals will be worse than current EU deals, says Liam Fox's former trade chief 24/03/2019
Countries are likely to offer the United Kingdom worse trade deals than it currently enjoys as a member of the European Union, the former head of Liam Fox's International Trade Department has told Business Insider.
Business Secretary Greg Clark Admits No-Deal Brexit Tariffs Plan Has 'Big Implications' For Industry 06/03/2019
But minister says measures would only be implemented if Britain was on course to crash out of EU.
As Theresa May flies out to Saudi Arabia, we should beware of Britain's new Brexit allies 03/04/2017
In the last six months, Liam Fox has been on a whistle-stop tour of authoritarian regimes.
MPs are due to vote on the prime minister’s withdrawal deal within days.
Minister previously said "we are not going to see reductions in our standards" after Brexit.
The US has outlined its objectives for a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, demanding greater access to the food markets where products such as chlorinated chicken or hormone-fed beef are currently banned under EU rules.
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