797 days after the EU Referendum result, the UK Government secured its first trade deal. On a three day tour of Africa, Theresa May secured a brand new trade agreement with South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland & Lesotho. However the details reveal that the terms of the deal are exactly the same as those the UK already has with those 6 nations under its existing EU membership.
Progress of a kind…
The six African countries account for 0.7% of the UK’s exports.
From BBC News, Channel 4 News 28/08/2018 From Sky News 30/08/2018
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