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Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement

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 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.

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