The European Union and Vietnam have signed a trade agreement. The deal, which eliminates 99 percent of tariffs on goods, is likely to provide a major boost to trade between the bloc and one of Southeast Asia's biggest manufacturing nations.
The US has reportedly ruled out a free trade deal unless a post-Brexit Britain drops a planned tax on tech giants. The Daily Telegraph report suggests the Trump-Johnson "special relationship" is facing its first test.
The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. With concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record, the agreement needs approval from the European Parliament.
British ministers were in Washington on Wednesday hoping to fast-track a free trade deal with the US. Some experts warn the US could take advantage of a no-deal Brexit by forcing a hard-handed agreement.
The EU-Mercosur agreement would link more than 770 million people as part of the world's biggest free trade area. DW looks at what it all means.
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