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News Government Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Canada-UK free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity

Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with UK, business urges calm

Britain still bound by the continent’s sweeping free trade deal with Canada on goods and services.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 3, 2020  

Britain to seek Canada-style free trade deal with EU

But European officials warn Canada achieved largely tariff-free trade status by bringing many of its rules into line with EU regulations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 9, 2020  

EU trade deal with Britain, no unfettered state aid: Chief Brexit official

State aid rules in any future trade deal would be more stringent than with nations like Canada or Japan because of the physical proximity of the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 8, 2020  

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal

Von der Leyen said Johnson’s end-of-2020 deadline for negotiations makes it “basically impossible” to strike a comprehensive new agreement in time.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2019  

UK lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU

Also has to be approved by Parliament’s upper chamber.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 17, 2019  

UK’s Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay

Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 14, 2019  

Brexit Party rejects tactical voting pact with Conservatives

Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.

News Metals General
November 11, 2019  

China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel

Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 7, 2019  

Bank of England keeps rates on hold ahead of UK election

The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 22, 2019  

Boris says he’ll pull Brexit bill if lawmakers force delay

Warns against months of delay, will call a vote on holding a snap general election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 21, 2019  

British prime minister tries again for vote on EU divorce deal

Johnson has been forced to ask the EU for a three-month delay to Britain’s departure date.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

PM Boris Johnson needs all the support he can get to push any Brexit deal past the deeply divided Parliament.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

UK labour market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty

The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.