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UK-Palestinian Authority Political, Trade and Partnership Agreement

Documents relating to the UK-Palestinian Authority Political, Trade and Partnership Agreement.

This UK-Palestinian Authority Political, Trade and Partnership Agreement can take effect if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, or at the end of an implementation period.

Summary of the agreement

The UK-Palestinian Authority Political, Trade and Partnership Agreement is the basis for political, economic and trade relations between the UK and the Palestinian Authority. It maintains the effects of the EU-Palestinian Authority agreement in a bilateral context.

The UK-Palestinian Authority agreement covers:

  • trade in goods – including provisions on rules of origin and tariffs
  • limited areas of services, competition and intellectual property
  • wider cooperation

When the agreement is active

This agreement can take effect when the EU- Palestinian Authority agreement no longer applies to the UK.

It is expected that this will be at the end of the implementation period if that withdrawal agreement is ratified, or if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Explanatory memorandum

Information on the trade agreement including

  • ministerial responsibility
  • policy considerations
  • implementation

Parliamentary report

Details of, and reasons for, any significant differences between the main EU-Palestinian Authority agreement and the new UK-Palestinian Authority Political, Trade and Partnership Agreement.

Treaty text

Agreement establishing a political, trade and partnership agreement between the UK and the Palestinian Authority.

Published 26 February 2019