UK, US kick off post-Brexit free trade talks amid outbreak


The United states in the United Kingdom begin talks today on a free trade agreement and beers Frank Langfitt reports American trade representative Robert Lighthizer will speak on a video call with Britain's international trade secretary Liz truss as officials on both sides listen in the US is expected to push the U. K. to permit the import of chicken disinfected with chlorine which the U. bands and most Britons oppose while the U. K. wants the US to lower trade barriers to bridge products including cars and cheddar cheese the UK government estimates a deal could boost the economy here from point oh seven two point sixteen percent over the next five years which analysts say wouldn't come close to covering the economic losses of leaving the European Union the first round of talks is scheduled for two weeks trade deals tend to take

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