The UK’s post-European Union (EU) membership trade negotiations mean that Brexit is anything but the finished article.
Critics argue that the social change required would be unacceptable.
Deals to ensure UK can go on trading with non-EU countries after Brexit transition must be laid before parliament by Wednesday.
State aid control is proving a dealbreaker in Brexit negotiations – but is it really worth the trouble? 15/08/2020
The EU and UK can’t agree on the best approach to state aid rules. However, it’s in the best interests of both parties to compromise on the issue.
NZ must help build new global grouping 25/07/2020
When great powers fail, New Zealand and other small states must organise to protect their interests, Robert G. Patman writes.
‘Singapore on steroids’: Sir Martin Sorrell lays out low-tax, low-regulation vision for Brexit Britain 13/11/2019
Britain should become a “Singapore on steroids” economy with low taxes, low regulation and a renewed focus on trade with America after Brexit, according to Sir Martin Sorrell.
The humble Melton Mowbray pork pie is at the centre of an unlikely political dispute about British exports.
Establishing the tax havens could make it harder to sign a trade deal with the EU.
Agreement will gradually eliminate tarrifs on goods and services over next five years
The EU has in place, or is negotiating, trade agreements with countries and regions around the world.
Outgoing high commissioner in Singapore says Britain seen as divided and ‘careless of truth’. / Scott Wightman, Britain’s outgoing senior diplomat in Singapore, has said Britain is now seen worldwide as a country beset by division, obsessed with ideology and careless of truth.
Politicians have been bickering about Brexit for the past two years, but everything that has happened so far is just figuring out how we leave the EU - we still have to sort out what kind of relationship we have once we have actually left.
How will wealthy Brexiteers profit from Brexit? The surprising truth about the world's most secretive tax network for the wealthy. Plus, we hand the Brexit Party a rather unfortunate award.
During the Brexit campaign Singapore was held up by economic liberals as a potential model for Britain’s future.
Wanting to forge new trading relationships after Brexit and securing them are two very different things.
Impact assessment of the EU - Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) on the UK - Impact Assessment 10/05/2018
EU and ASEAN to restart FTA process: PM Lee 15/07/2018
The European Union (EU) and ASEAN have agreed to restart the process of establishing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between them, said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (Jul 14).
Liam Fox tries for Davos trade deals in between shaking a fist for Brexit as corporates walk away 23/01/2019
The trade secretary said delayng Brexit would be worse than no deal. The behaviour of big companies shows they think otherwise.
Brexit-backing businessman Sir James Dyson is to relocate the Dyson head office from the UK to Singapore.
P&O opts for Cypriot flag, Sony confirms HQ move and Pets at Home stockpiles cat food.
Believing in Britain? Brexiteer Sir James Dyson is shifting the corporate HQ to Singapore 22/01/2019
It's absolutely, positively not to do with Brexit. This is about 'future proofing' the company. How does that make it any better?
On 15 October, the Council adopted decisions on the signature of two agreements between the EU and Singapore: a free trade agreement, an investment protection agreement.
21st-century Britain is very different from 1960s Singapore. Tories wanting a pivot to Asia must admit current realities