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Trade deals

As the UK leaves the orbit of the EU’s Customs Union, the government is negotiating a plethora of trade deals with other countries. Deals with less regulated economies – like the US – could undermine our rights and protections, and damage corporate accountability. Many of these deals are being negotiated in secret.

Defra versus Department of Trade in the battle for the future of UK agriculture?

Dodgy statistics and bad politics: four problems with the Anne-Marie Trevelyan speech on international trade

The Dominic Cummings blog contains terrible advice for the UK’s EU negotiators

UK still does not have infrastructure to introduce customs checks on EU imports – National Audit Office

From the suspension of Article 16 to a UK-EU ‘trade war’: will Boris Johnson sink his deal?

COP26: Replacing EU trade with global will bring huge environmental costs

Self-harm in the name of economic nationalism? How government delays to EU import controls have left British producers exposed to unfair competition

Jean Blaylock on Post-Brexit trade and the Australia trade deal: “What these trade deals are about is deregulation and corporate power.”

The four big problems with the Australian trade deal