US Commerce Secretary Ross. Pres. Trump places great deal of emphasis on UK bilateral trade

Author: Greg Michalowski | Category: News

Not worried about negotiating trade deals with UK

In time of turmoil and uncertainty with EU, US Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross is throwing UK a trade bone.

He says:

  • President Trump places great deal of Emphasis on bilateral trade with UK
  • UK US relationship can be even stronger
  • tells UK we want to be your number one trading partner worldwide
  • convinced a historic trade deal between UK and US would bolster already strong partnership
  • says we are holding preliminary scoping discussions about strengthening economic ties 
  • confident US - UK dialogue will put us in good position for trade talks
  • Removal of tariff and nontariff barriers will be critical component of any trade talks 
  • must avoid convergence and regulations and standards
  • EU tariffs are generally quite a bit higher than ours
  • US can focus on improving UK trade ties on aviation
  • As UK faces Brexit, we stand ready to deepen ties with Britain
  • Brexit opens up prospects of deeper US trade with UK
  • Vital that Brexit agreement takes into account US interests
  • EU talks free trade but is actually highly protectionists
  • Not withdrawing from trade with Asia, but withdrew from flawed TPP trade deal