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# trade-deal - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:48 PM 43,913 Views 42 Comments

British farmers can now sell the US lamb, though.

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

Sep 22nd 2021, 2:00 PM 17,344 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

# trade-deal - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Northern Irish and Scottish ministers write to UK government over Australia deal concerns
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Northern Irish and Scottish ministers write to UK government over Australia deal concerns

Jun 27th 2021, 1:30 PM 20,153 Views 36 Comments

The two administrations say the deal risks having a disproportionate impact on domestic farmers.

# trade-deal - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 20,875 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

# trade-deal - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Johnson wins backing of Brexiteers for trade deal, who say agreement 'preserves UK's sovereignty'
# Brexiteers
# Brexiteers

Johnson wins backing of Brexiteers for trade deal, who say agreement 'preserves UK's sovereignty'

Dec 29th 2020, 4:15 PM 16,457 Views 28 Comments

They concluded that the agreement ‘preserves the UK’s sovereignty as a matter of law’.

# trade-deal - Monday 28 December, 2020

EU member states give green light for post-Brexit deal to come into effect on 1 January
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

EU member states give green light for post-Brexit deal to come into effect on 1 January

Updated Dec 28th 2020, 11:55 AM 22,271 Views 24 Comments

Cabinet is expected to meet later today to discuss the deal.

# trade-deal - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says

Dec 17th 2020, 7:34 AM 34,325 Views 23 Comments

US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said he is “hopeful” of an agreement.

# trade-deal - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Conservative anger over Navy no-deal threat as trade negotiations enter final days
# Agreement
# Agreement

Conservative anger over Navy no-deal threat as trade negotiations enter final days

Updated Dec 12th 2020, 2:04 PM 68,878 Views 137 Comments
  • A decision on the talks should be reached by tomorrow.
  • Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen have both said a no-deal outcome is likely.
  • The UK and EU have "not yet found the solutions" to differences on fisheries, von der Leyen said.

# trade-deal - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Explainer: Is this the final throw of the dice before a post-Brexit deal is struck?
# Brexplainer
# Brexplainer

Explainer: Is this the final throw of the dice before a post-Brexit deal is struck?

Dec 6th 2020, 3:13 PM 22,801 Views 17 Comments

Why have things flared up this weekend, and are we actually close to an EU-UK trade deal?

# trade-deal - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Brexit: EU and UK to kickstart 'intensive' talks on trade deal with deadline looming
# Endgame
# Endgame

Brexit: EU and UK to kickstart 'intensive' talks on trade deal with deadline looming

Oct 22nd 2020, 8:12 AM 10,046 Views 13 Comments

The key issues of contention remain fishing rights, the governance of any deal and the “level playing field” aimed at preventing unfair competition.

# trade-deal - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Michel Barnier says Boris Johnson must be willing to compromise too as deal remains 'within reach'
# Clock Is Ticking
# Clock Is Ticking

Michel Barnier says Boris Johnson must be willing to compromise too as deal remains 'within reach'

Oct 21st 2020, 11:28 AM 11,743 Views 15 Comments

The transition period in which to agree a trade deal between the EU and UK ends on 31 December.

# trade-deal - Friday 16 October, 2020

Brexit: UK negotiator tells EU there is 'no basis' for further trade talks following EU summit
# Brexit Trade Deal
# Brexit Trade Deal

Brexit: UK negotiator tells EU there is 'no basis' for further trade talks following EU summit

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 5:30 PM 71,111 Views 99 Comments

The Taoiseach has emphasised the importance of securing an agreement on fisheries if there was to be an overall trade deal.

# trade-deal - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Checks on agri-food goods will take place between Britain and the North, minister confirms
# Checks
# Checks

Checks on agri-food goods will take place between Britain and the North, minister confirms

Sep 30th 2020, 5:05 PM 16,369 Views 4 Comments

Brandon Lewis committed to a ‘slimmed-down Finance Bill’ later this year.

# trade-deal - Friday 11 September, 2020

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
# Timing
# Timing

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,136 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

# trade-deal - Monday 15 June, 2020

UK calls for trade deal with European Union to be agreed by ‘end of summer’
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK calls for trade deal with European Union to be agreed by ‘end of summer’

Jun 15th 2020, 3:55 PM 11,854 Views 23 Comments

European Council chief Charles Michel said the EU would not be pressured into buying a “pig in a poke”.

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks

Jun 15th 2020, 7:07 AM 8,715 Views 4 Comments

The high level meeting will take place by video conference as the clock counts down on the transition period.

# trade-deal - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’

Jun 7th 2020, 10:23 AM 23,505 Views 21 Comments

The NI First Minister said she wants to see a trade deal agreed.

# trade-deal - Friday 29 May, 2020

Coveney seeks approval for new Brexit omnibus bill as he warns ministers there may be no trade deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney seeks approval for new Brexit omnibus bill as he warns ministers there may be no trade deal

May 29th 2020, 12:10 AM 14,714 Views 45 Comments

The UK government has said it will not request an extension to the transition period – and will reject any such request from the EU.

# trade-deal - Sunday 23 February, 2020

British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America

Feb 23rd 2020, 5:02 PM 23,993 Views 45 Comments

George Eustice also defended the Government’s new immigration system after businesses raised fears of a shortage of workers.

Macron 'not sure' a trade deal between Europe and Britain can be agreed before the end of the year
# Trade Negotiations
# Trade Negotiations

Macron 'not sure' a trade deal between Europe and Britain can be agreed before the end of the year

Feb 23rd 2020, 1:46 PM 11,913 Views 38 Comments

Britain and the EU are about to embark on negotiations aiming to hammer out a trade agreement by the end of December.

# trade-deal - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario

Feb 2nd 2020, 10:05 AM 52,275 Views 25 Comments

Boris Johnson is prepared to accept a trade deal akin to a no-deal arrangement from the European Union.

# trade-deal - Friday 31 January, 2020

Coveney claims Brexit will 'dominate Irish politics' as UK prepares to leave the EU tonight
# Britain
# Britain

Coveney claims Brexit will 'dominate Irish politics' as UK prepares to leave the EU tonight

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 8:21 AM 13,131 Views 61 Comments

He also said there will be no discussions on a trade deal if there is not a ‘level playing field’.

# trade-deal - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas

Jan 7th 2020, 6:45 AM 7,860 Views 10 Comments

Boris Johnson does not want the Brexit transition period extended beyond December 2020, but Ireland and Europe have said this may not be realistic.

# trade-deal - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Date set for 'phase one' of US-China trade deal to be signed off
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Date set for 'phase one' of US-China trade deal to be signed off

Dec 31st 2019, 6:48 PM 7,908 Views 12 Comments

The truce offers Chinese President Xi Jinping breathing space as he faces a slowing economy and political trouble in Hong Kong.

# trade-deal - Friday 27 December, 2019

Von der Leyen 'seriously concerned' over concluding post-Brexit trade deal within 2020 deadline
# Ursula Von Der Leyen
# Ursula Von Der Leyen

Von der Leyen 'seriously concerned' over concluding post-Brexit trade deal within 2020 deadline

Dec 27th 2019, 9:50 AM 59,072 Views 56 Comments

“I am very worried given the little time we have,” Ursula von der Leyen said.

# trade-deal - Friday 13 December, 2019

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US
# Phase One
# Phase One

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

Dec 13th 2019, 4:52 PM 5,022 Views 6 Comments

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

# trade-deal - Friday 1 November, 2019

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning
# Brexit Deal
# Brexit Deal

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Nov 1st 2019, 6:53 AM 38,691 Views 25 Comments

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

# trade-deal - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland
# Accord-ing To Nancy
# Accord-ing To Nancy

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland

Aug 14th 2019, 2:43 PM 42,765 Views 47 Comments

Pelosi said the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected, and was “a beacon of hope for the entire world”.

# trade-deal - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Dáil rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal in symbolic vote
# Sinn Féin Motion
# Sinn Féin Motion

Dáil rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal in symbolic vote

Jul 11th 2019, 6:38 PM 22,044 Views 60 Comments

Fianna Fáil voted against the Mercosur deal.

# trade-deal - Monday 1 July, 2019

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 6:00 PM 20,049 Views 40 Comments

The so-called Mercosur deal has been met with celebrations and opposition on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

# trade-deal - Sunday 30 June, 2019

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 30th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,544 Views 83 Comments

The deal with hit the Irish beef sector.

# trade-deal - Friday 28 June, 2019

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 28th 2019, 9:54 PM 37,561 Views 75 Comments

The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.

# trade-deal - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China
# US
# US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Mar 5th 2019, 7:44 AM 13,479 Views 18 Comments

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

# trade-deal - Friday 28 September, 2018

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

Sep 28th 2018, 9:24 AM 24,384 Views 57 Comments

The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.

# trade-deal - Monday 27 August, 2018

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade

Aug 27th 2018, 5:24 PM 9,197 Views 30 Comments

Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.

# trade-deal - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

Jul 17th 2018, 7:18 AM 37,704 Views 39 Comments

The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone.

# trade-deal - Saturday 20 January, 2018

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says

Jan 20th 2018, 9:21 AM 7,935 Views 47 Comments

He warned that it could only happen if it accept the single market preconditions.

# trade-deal - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy
# Best Made Calves In The World
# Best Made Calves In The World

Cars for beef: Japan and the EU have signed a 'huge' trade deal but not everyone's happy

Jul 6th 2017, 1:59 PM 20,038 Views 51 Comments

Both parties think it will give a boost to their economies.

# trade-deal - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal
# Nafta
# Nafta

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal

Apr 27th 2017, 10:20 AM 9,862 Views 39 Comments

The announcement came after reports in US media that Trump was considering giving formal notice of pulling the United States out.

# trade-deal - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Trump vows start of TPP withdrawal 'on day one', backs Farage for UK ambassador
# Not Down With Tpp
# Not Down With Tpp

Trump vows start of TPP withdrawal 'on day one', backs Farage for UK ambassador

Nov 22nd 2016, 7:26 AM 27,900 Views 131 Comments

The US president-elect has had a busy night.

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