As a European Union member, the UK is part of about 40 trade agreements which the union has with more than 70 countries. If the UK leaves the EU in a no-deal Brexit on 29 March, it will immediately lose these deals.
Last year, the UK government said it wanted to replicate the EU’s trade agreements “as far as possible” and have them ready to go immediately in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
So how much progress has the government made?
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