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The political advantages of the UK-Australia trade deal

Scott Morrison and Boris Johnson (photo: Number 10 / Andrew Parsons)

The UK government has agreed its first bespoke trade deal since leaving the EU. After Boris Johnson met with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday night, a deal has been agreed between the two sides. The deal on the table offers tariff free trade for all British goods, enhanced access for British tech companies and ought to make it easer for Britons under the age of 35 to travel and work in Australia.

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