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Joint outcome statement: UK-India round thirteen of FTA negotiations

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Round thirteen of negotiations for a free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the Republic of India

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First UK Trade Mission to Kyiv Boosts Defence Cooperation

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UK Government and UK defence industry conduct their first trade mission to Ukraine.

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First published.

Notice to exporters 2023/24: further sanctions against Russia, introduced in December 2023

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A tranche of new trade sanctions on Russia entered into force on 15 December 2023.

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First published.

UK subsidy control regime

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Guidance and information on the UK subsidy control regime.

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Monitoring and evaluation of subsidy control regime: establishing a baseline and Subsidy control: a guide for beneficiaries added.

UK subsidy control regime: statutory guidance

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This guidance explains public authorities’ legal obligations under the UK subsidy control regime.

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Update to guidance: Chapter 3 updated to introduce the ‘scheme document’, a record of a scheme’s terms and conditions that a public authority should prepare for internal purposes when designing a scheme. Chapter 3 also includes further guidance on assessing the subsidy control principles when making schemes. Chapter 9 includes clarifications on modifying existing subsidies, and Annex 1 has been updated to further clarify the definition of an ‘economic actor’ for the purposes of limb B1 of the subsidy test. There is also a new annex (Annex 2), that gives practical guidance to public authorities designing and assessing small subsidies and schemes. The guidance includes a number of other minor amendments.

Subsidy control: a guide for beneficiaries

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A guide for those receiving subsidies (beneficiaries). It provides information about the subsidy control regime and what beneficiaries can expect before and after receiving a subsidy.

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Monitoring and evaluation of subsidy control regime: establishing a baseline

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Report of public authorities’ experiences of subsidy control under the UK–EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement which applied to subsidies given between 2021 and 4 January 2023.

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REUL (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023 statutory instruments

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On this page you will find the complete list of statutory instruments (SIs) which will be laid under the REUL (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023.

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Negative SI section added to the page, with DHSC’s labelling SI added to page.

UK-Turkey committee decisions

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Decision documents from the UK-Turkey Trade Agreement Joint Committee.

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First published.

Notice to exporters 2023/25: electronic signatures and export licencing

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Follow up from previous NTE 2020/10, where ECJU announced we would accept electronic signatures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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First published.

The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023 (Consequential Amendment) Regulations 2023

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The Instrument will implement the relabelling of Retained EU Law (REUL) (and related terms) as “assimilated law” (and related terms) in primary legislation.

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Explanatory Memorandum made version and Statutory Instrument made version added to reflect the latest legislative position.

Choice on units of measurement: markings and sales

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We are inviting views to gather information for the government review of units of measurement for consumer transactions.

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Consultation response and guidance published.

Smarter regulation and the regulatory landscape

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Call for evidence on what works and what could be improved across the landscape of UK regulators.

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Call for evidence extended to 17 January 2024.

Festive bonus as government progresses on workers’ rights package

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Government sets out the next stages for a number of new Workers’ Rights Acts to support UK workers.

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First published.

Market access barrier quarterly statistics April to June 2023

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Headline summary of market access barriers reported and resolved during Quarter 1 (April to June) of the financial year ending (FYE) 2024.

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First published.

Market access barrier statistics

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Annual and quarterly headline statistics on reported and resolved market access barriers published by the Department for Business and Trade (DBT).

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Market access barrier quarterly statistics April to June 2023 added to document collection.

Market access barrier quarterly statistics July to September 2023

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Headline summary of market access barriers reported and resolved during Quarter 2 (July to September) of the financial year ending (FYE) 2024.

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Title changed to specify that data refers to July to September 2023.

Task and Finish Group: industry resilience for critical minerals

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This independent report outlines where dependencies and vulnerabilities exist across UK industry sectors, and recommendations for how to support UK industry to promote resilience and diversity in its critical mineral supply chains.

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First published.

Critical imports and supply chains strategy

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UK’s first critical imports and supply chain strategy aims to build resilient supply chains and safeguard critical imports.

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First published.

Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill: supporting documentation

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Supporting documentation for legislation which gives the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) new, targeted powers to drive competition and protect consumers.

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A new pro-competition regime for digital markets: policy summary briefing – additional text added to ‘How the regime will work’ to reflect changes made to the Bill in the House of Commons.Competition reform: policy summary briefing – text revised in section 1 of ‘What do these reforms mean for UK business?’Enhancing consumer rights: policy summary briefing – text updated to reference a recent consultation.

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