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Trade Agreements: Iceland

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 88273, tabled on 10 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, (a) when and (b) at what level her Department last held negotiations with the Government of Iceland on a trade agreement that will take effect when existing EU trade agreements no longer apply to the UK.

Answered on

18 September 2020

The United Kingdom is in formal trade negotiations with the EEA EFTA countries (Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) with the aim of agreeing a free trade agreement by the end of the transition period, to provide continuity to businesses on both sides. Officials are undertaking negotiations on a rolling basis and, in addition, I am in contact with my Ministerial counterparts in the EEA EFTA countries

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Department for International Trade