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Britain looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit: PM May

She also said Britain would later be able to change the terms of such trade deals

Reuters  |  Osaka 

Britain is looking at ways to replicate the trade deals that the European Union has with countries outside the bloc when it exits the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. The freedom to strike new trade deals independently of the EU has been highlighted by the government as a major benefit of Brexit. But businesses have repeatedly voiced concern about how existing trade relationships will work after Britain has left the bloc. Speaking on a business trip to Japan designed to reassure investors that the British economy will flourish after Brexit, May ...

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First Published: Wed, August 30 2017. 16:41 IST