If the UK were to act in accordance with WTO rules, tariffs would be applied to most of the products that British companies send to the EU. This would make British goods more expensive and more difficult to sell in Europe. The UK could do the same for EU products if it so wishes. Why Switzerland is worried about British trade after Brexit Despite British Prime Minister Boris Johnson`s insistence on a deal until October 15, no deal has been reached. The UK government is also conducting trade negotiations with countries that currently do not have EU trade agreements, such as the US, Australia and New Zealand. The UK and the EU are negotiating a trade deal that will start on 1 January 2021, when the new relationship between the UK and the EU will begin. Brazil and the United Kingdom have agreed to do their best to develop a long-term vision for improving their trade relationship to maximize potential opportunities. To this end, they agreed to continue work on market access and to intensify preparations for a future free trade agreement, in which they will meet again in six months to review progress. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil`s government will try to strike a trade deal between Mercosul and the United Kingdom after Brexit, which could resemble the one signed between the South American bloc and the European Union, a Brazilian official said on Friday. Brazil`s Foreign Trade Minister Marcos Troyjo said Brazil was very interested in a trade deal with Britain and planned to insist on a broad deal.
Asked about the coronavirus crisis and its potential impact on the Brazilian economy, given that China, Brazil and the United Kingdom, highlighted the opportunities offered by a strengthened exchange of views on market access, services, intellectual property, trade facilitation and the business environment to increase bilateral cooperation, trade and investment flows. The United Kingdom warmly welcomed the recent modernisation of Brazilian regulations, which has impacted UK exports of around £140 million in a number of sectors such as agriculture, financial services and energy. During this first meeting between the current Brazilian and British governments, both sides acknowledged the evolution of the JETCO context, both politically, with the UK`s exit from the EU and by Covid-19. . . .