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UK trade agreements

The UK has negotiated agreements with its international trading partners, including the EU and Japan, that set out the rules on trade. This page brings together guidance and resources from the UK government, the EU and other useful sources on the new EU-UK treaty and trade agreements with non-EU countries.

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Scottish Parliament Information Centre: The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Comprehensive summary of the treaty examining the free trade agreement, law enforcement and judicial cooperation, governance arrangements, ratification in the UK and the role of the Scottish parliament. It cites and links to a wide range of analysis and commentary from government, EU and external sources.

UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement: Summary explainer

Detailed summary of the trade agreement explaining common and institutional provisions; trade, transport and other arrangements; fisheries; law enforcement and judicial cooperation; thematic cooperation; participation in EU programmes; dispute settlement and horizontal provisions.

Non-EU trade agreements

UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

Business guidance and explainers on trade and opportunities for UK businesses, including information on rules of origin and tariffs. 

UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Business guidance on trade and other key documents on the UK's free trade negotiations with Australia.

UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Business guidance on trade, explainers and other key documents (including links to the text of the treaty) on the UK's free trade agreement with Japan. Separate explainers highlight the benefits to the UK and give specific information on agri-foods, digital and data, geographical indications, and rules of origin.

EU guidance and information

Questions & Answers: EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Detailed Q&A on the Agreement covering the ratification process, trade in goods, services and investment, digital trade, IP, public procurement, SMEs, energy, competition and sustainable development, aviation, road transport, social security, visas, fisheries, and other topics.