October 31, 2016: The European Union and Canada signed the CETA free trade agreement on Sunday after agreement was reached with the Belgian region of Wallonia, which had opposed the deal and effectively blocked Belgium from signing it. The EU requires all 28 member states to support the treaty before it comes into force.
EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement
20 September 2016
Trade Minister Steve Ciobo was in London recently talking up a post-brexit free trade deal with the UK.
23 February 2016
The Australian Government has begun discussions with the European Union towards an EU-Australia free trade agreement.
At this stage negotiations are not expected to start until next year. Since Brexit, there are also plans for a possible separate FTA with Britain.
We will be keeping an eye on this as it progresses - be sure to keep checking our website for all the latest information.