Trade Agreements: South America

(asked on 27th January 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for International Trade:

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have negotiated a continuity agreement for the UK with Peru, Colombia and Ecuador, which takes forward the current UK interests in the EU Free Trade Agreement with those countries; and if so, whether such a continuity agreement includes the trade and sustainable development provisions of Title IX of that agreement.


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Earl of Courtown
This question was answered on 4th February 2020

The UK and three Andean countries signed the UK-Andean Countries Trade Agreement on 15 May 2019, in Quito, Ecuador, ensuring continuity for UK-Andean trade. The agreement carries forward the trade and sustainable development provisions from the EU-Andean agreement. More information about the continuity agreement can be found on the GOV.UK website: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/uk-andean-countries-trade-agreement.

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