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Trump. BoJo Discuss Free Trade

Trump-BoJo Discuss Free Trade, Brexit Ahead of G7 Summit

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

On Monday, US President Donald Trump and UK PM Boris Johnson held telephonic discussions on Brexit and a possible free trade agreement between both countries after Britain’s exit from the EU. The two world leaders are scheduled to meet at the upcoming G7 summit at France during this weekend.

Following the call, Trump tweeted, “Great discussion with Prime Minister @BorisJohnson today. We talked about Brexit and how we can move rapidly on a US-UK free trade deal. I look forward to meeting with Boris this weekend, at the @G7, in France.”

The US is keen to work out a free trade agreement with the UK after its exit from the European Union, and negotiations towards such an arrangement are already underway. According to both leaders’ offices, Johnson gave Trump an update on all the latest developments surrounding Brexit. Also on the agenda were economic issues and their possible trade relationship post-Brexit.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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