Existing free trade agreements if there's no Brexit deal

How we would ensure continuity for the UK’s existing free trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no deal.

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If the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal, we will seek to:

  • replicate the effects of existing EU agreements with other countries as far as possible

  • activate these agreements from exit day where possible

Published 12 October 2018
Last updated 19 December 2018 + show all updates
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