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U.K. Signs Post-Brexit Trade Deal With Ghana, Eyes West Africa

March 2, 2021, 5:36 PM

The U.K. and Ghana have signed a trade agreement that restores the duty-free and quota-free access Ghanaian exporters had to the U.K. market before Brexit, the Department of International Trade says in a statement Tuesday.

  • Deal supports trading relationship that was valued at 1.2 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) in 2019
  • Ghanaian products including bananas, tinned tuna, and cocoa will get tariff-free access
  • U.K. exports will also benefit from tariff liberalization from 2023, including machinery, electronics and chemical products
  • U.K. can now look forward to working with Ghana to “secure a broader agreement with the West Africa region,” International Trade Secretary...

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