Brexit

What the U.S. and UK want in a post-Brexit trade deal

Erika Beras Sep 24, 2019
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President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a bilateral meeting during the G7 summit on August 25, 2019 in Biarritz, France. Stefan Rousseau - Pool/Getty Images
Brexit

What the U.S. and UK want in a post-Brexit trade deal

Erika Beras Sep 24, 2019
President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a bilateral meeting during the G7 summit on August 25, 2019 in Biarritz, France. Stefan Rousseau - Pool/Getty Images
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President Trump is expected to meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tuesday, as both leaders attend the United Nations summit in New York City. The UK’s future trading relationship with its biggest trading partner, the European Union, continues to be uncertain. With the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline looming, Johnson is eager to strike a trade deal with Trump. But what exactly does each side want?

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