Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement
Five negotiating rounds have been held since Australia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) launched negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) on 17 June 2020. On 15 June 2021, Australian Prime Minister Morrison and UK Prime Minister Johnson made an announcement on core elements of the free trade agreement negotiations. For more information, refer to:
- Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations: agreement in principle, 17 June 2021
- Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations: fact sheet, 17 June 2021
- Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations: Frequently Asked Questions – June 2021, 17 June 2021
- Media release: Australia-UK FTA Agreement in Principle, 17 June 2021
- Media release: New free trade agreement to deliver jobs and business opportunities in Australia and The United Kingdom, 15 June 2021
Australia is seeking an ambitious and comprehensive FTA with the UK that drives increased trade in goods and services, two-way investment, economic growth and job creation. An FTA with the UK also signals our shared commitment to open markets, free trade and the rules-based global trading system.