The UK government is working on new deals that will replace EU trade deals after Brexit. The UK trade agreement with Switzerland contains elements of the EU-Switzerland MRA. Links have been added to the contractual documents for Côte d`Ivoire and Ukraine. The UK trade agreement with Israel includes the assessment of industrial product compliance. This means that existing agreements with Israel will continue after 31 December 2020. Any trade agreement will aim to remove tariffs and remove other trade barriers that come into force. It will also cover both goods and services. The following agreements with countries and trading blocs are expected to enter into force when existing EU trade agreements no longer apply to the UK from 1 January 2021. Updated to reflect the ongoing trade negotiations with Turkey and Vietnam, when it was a member of the EU, the UK was automatically part of some 40 EU trade agreements with more than 70 countries. In 2018, these activities accounted for about 11% of total trade in the UK. 1) Source of trade statistics: ONS UK Total trade: all countries, not seasonally adjusted from April to June 2020. Ursula von der Leyen warned Johnson that she would violate international law and said britain`s implementation of the withdrawal agreement was “a precondition for any future partnership.”  The Guardian reported, on the basis of cables sent to Member States, that the Commission had a growing distrust of the British Government and its motives and strategies.  On 8 September, northern Ireland Minister Brandon Lewis told the British Parliament that the GOVERNMENT`s next UK Internal Market Act “would be a very specific and limited violation of international law.”  No new trade agreement can be concluded until the transition is complete.
After 31 December 2020, EU trade agreements will no longer apply to the UK. The reason why Switzerland is concerned about British trade after Brexit, Kenya added to the list of countries where trade agreements have been signed and the East African Community (EAC) has been removed from the list of countries where trade agreements are still being discussed. The United Kingdom expects a Canada-style agreement, while the EU considers the proximity and size of its trade, which subordinates Canadian-style trade agreements to the adoption of “level playing” in the United Kingdom.  The August round of negotiations ended on 21 August with “little progress.   The EU`s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, said there was little time left and said it was “unlikely” that an agreement could be reached.  Britain`s chief negotiator David Frost said: “An agreement is always possible, and that is still our goal, but it is clear that it will not be easy to achieve it.