POST-BREXIT TRADE AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN UK AND NORWAY, ICELAND AND LIECHTENSTEIN, LIZ TRUSS CONFIRMS


05/06/2021




Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- After Brexit, the United Kingdom signed a new trade agreement with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

A press release from the London government said the agreements, which it said would support the economy, covered digital sectors and agricultural sectors.

The deal would significantly contribute to the volume of foreign trade, which currently amounts to £21.6bn.

British companies could participate in public tenders worth around £200m in the three countries, the statement said.

Uk International Trade Secretary Liz Truss said the deal was a "huge boost for trade" with the three countries.

Norway's Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that the agreement ensure "continued previous tariffs on seafood and improved access to the market for white fish, shrimp and some other products".

"This agreement guarantees employment and value creation in Norway and marks an important step forward in our relationship with the United Kingdom after Brexit," Prime Minister Erna Solberg said in a statement.


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