The UK's trade deals with Australia and New Zealand come into effect today.

  • Australia and New Zealand trade deals to enter into force at midnight on Wednesday
  • Special shipments of handpicked UK goods including signed Beano comics, personalised Cambridge Satchels, Brighton Gin and Burleigh pottery among very first to be sent under the new arrangements
  • Deals remove tariffs on all UK goods exports Down Under and could mean lower prices for UK consumers

From today [31 May], UK businesses will be able to sell to Australia and New Zealand more easily as the UK’s trade deals with the countries, the first negotiated from scratch since we left the EU, come into force.

Under the deals’ beneficial terms tariffs on all UK goods exports to Australia and New Zealand will be removed, unprecedented access to these markets for services unlocked, and red tape slashed for digital trade and work visas.

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