UK FTA Negotiating Objectives

UK’s approach to negotiating a free trade agreement with Australia

The UK Government has released its objectives and strategic approach for negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with Australia.

Areas in which the UK will be seeking increased opportunities for business to enhance the Aus-UK relationship include:

  • Trade in goods
  • Transparency
  • Trade in services
  • Telecommunications
  • Investment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Competition
  • State Owned Enterprises
  • Government procurement
  • Sustainability
  • Anti-corruption
  • Trade Development
  • Trade Remedies
  • Dispute Settlement
  • SMEs
  • Trade & Women’s Economic Empowerment
  • General provisions
  • Territorial Application

Please view the full document with more information on the UK’s strategic approach here.

The Chamber is providing a voice for business into both sides of Government on the potential benefits of the FTA. If you would like to provide input, please be in touch with hannah@australiachamber.co.uk.