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The government has established the Strategic Trade Advisory Group and a network of Experts Trade Advisory Groups to support the development of our trade policies and negotiations. Links to the homepages can be gov.uk here. Learn more about the trade agreements already signed by the UK and our discussions with the countries with which the EU has a trade agreement. The South Korean list has been updated, with the UK signing a trade agreement with South Korea. When EU trade agreements are in force, the content of the UK and THE EU will apply to the rules of origin of EU trade agreements until 31 December 2020. Current trade, travel and business rules for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transitional period. On this basis, EU trade agreements can continue to apply to the UK. The UK is trying to replicate the effects of existing EU agreements at a time when they no longer apply to the UK. The following agreements are still being discussed with countries with EU trade agreements. This means that there will be no change in the rules governing parallel trade.

Companies that carry out this activity can remain un harm-free. 3) The United Kingdom signed a trade agreement with Iceland and Norway on 2 April 2019. The agreement was signed to maintain continued trade and was part of preparations for a possible “no deal” Brexit. It will not come into force. The UK`s future relations with these countries are influenced by their relations with the EU, as they are EEA member states. We will continue to work with Iceland and Norway to determine the most effective method of maintaining and strengthening trade with them beyond the transition period. After leaving the European Union, the UK plans to negotiate trade agreements to replace and complement members of the EU Customs Union. Since October 2020[update], the UK has concluded a new trade agreement (with Japan) for the continuation of 20 existing agreements (EU) and new negotiations are under way. The British government calls itself a proponent of free trade.

[2] [3] Trade agreements in which the UK participates as an EU member state will no longer apply if there is a Brexit without a deal. The European Union`s free trade agreement contributes to EU growth: in 2018, the EU was the world`s second largest exporter (15.5%) before the United States (10.6%) China (15.8%). [37] The UK will continue to grant trade preferences to developing countries under the EU`s generalised preference system during the transition period. During the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK, there were concerns about the lack of agreement on the terms of withdrawal and the fact that the UK would hastily leave the EU without any deal (the initial scenario of Brexit without a deal).