Existing trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU with no deal

The UK is transitioning trade agreements which it participates in as a member of the EU. This guidance sets out the status of the agreements that may not be in place when the UK leaves the EU.



This guidance contains information about:

  • the status of agreements with countries we have agreements with as a member of the EU
  • how you would trade without a trade agreement in place
  • other trade preferences for imports to the UK
Published 21 February 2019
Last updated 15 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Removed Andean countries (Columbia, Peru, Ecuador) from the list of agreements being negotiated as they have now signed a trade agreement.
  2. Removed EEA countries from the list 'Agreements with countries that are closely aligned with the EU'. Iceland and Norway have now signed a trade agreement with the UK and Liechtenstein will, as far as possible, be covered under the UK-Swiss agreement.
  3. CARIFORUM have been removed because they have signed a trade agreement.
  4. Replaced pdf version with html version.
  5. First published.