Policy paper

The UK's approach to trade negotiations with the US

The UK’s objectives in trade negotiations with the United States of America (US).


UK-US Free Trade Agreement


This document includes the UK government’s:

  • approach to trade negotiations
  • negotiating objectives for a UK-US free trade agreement
  • response to the public consultation on a UK-US trade agreement
  • preliminary assessment of the long-term impacts of a bilateral trade agreement between the UK and the US

It also explains how input from the public consultation has informed the UK’s negotiating objectives.

Published 2 March 2020