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Comment: UK approach to Australia trade deal points to showiness over substance

By Poppy Carnell
  • 08 Jun 2021 12:05
  • 09 Jun 2021 03:53
UK-Australia trade talks have offered a telling sign of London's priorities in sealing agreements to bridge post-Brexit gaps in trade, with public-relations puff about a "gold standard agreement" seeming to trump wider economic substance.

Cadbury's Mini Rolls and Mr Kipling cakes, both made by Premier Foods, are among "iconic brands" tha

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Poppy Carnell

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Poppy has been reporting for MLex since 2008, providing the latest coverage and in-depth analysis on various EU regulation. Since 2012 she has broken stories and given comment on trade defense matters, trade and investment agreements and commercial policy. Previously, she was reporting on energy policy and climate change negotiations.

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