Australia, UK Explore Options to Deepen Trade Ties

January 26, 2017

Exploratory discussions between the UK and Australia for a post-Brexit trade deal are expected to continue this week, media reports suggest, with some officials noting that migration will likely be an area of interest during the talks. The two sides already confirmed late last year their plans to establish a working group to begin scoping out options for a future bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) once the UK exits the EU.

 

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Topics: BREXIT REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: AUSTRALIA UNITED KINGDOM

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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