CPTPP Applicants The UK And South Korea In Deal To Boost Supply Chains Impacted By Pandemic



Noelle McElhatton | Institute of Export and International Trade

The UK and South Korea signed an agreement to reinforce pandemic-damaged supply lines for key products like semiconductors.

Trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan hosted the UK-Korea Trade Committee to begin work on an improved trade deal with counterpart Yeo Han-koo – as the UK continues its post-Brexit tilt towards the economies of the Asia-Pacific.

“This is our Indo-Pacific tilt in action – strengthening ties with one of the largest economies in the world,” Trevelyan said.

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