Export Advice Hub: Update on live and forthcoming UK trade negotiations

Aug 12, 2022

CPTPP (11-strong nation block in Asia-Pacific) accession – set to be completed by the end of 2022.
India – high-level deadline set for 24 October 2022 for completion of negotiations.
Canada (upgrading the continuity agreement) – have commenced, due to be completed by end of 2022.
Mexico (upgrading the continuity agreement) – have commenced – no deadline for completion.
Gulf Co-operation Council (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Oman) – first round taking place this month (August)
Israel (upgrading the continuity agreement) – negotiations launched, likely to get underway in coming weeks.
Switzerland (upgrading the continuity agreement) – likely to get underway in the autumn.
Future negotiations: South Korea (upgrading the continuity agreement). Australia and New Zealand agreements on track for ratification before end of 2022 and entry into force early next year.
Mid Yorkshire Chamber reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Budget

Mid Yorkshire Chamber reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Budget

Responding to chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget, the managing director of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, Martin Hathaway, said: “What is very welcome in today’s budget is the VAT threshold increase from £85,000 to £90,000. This change will exempt...

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