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UK-US Trade Deal to Happen Quickly, Says Trump

Posted July 10, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(BBC News)

US President Donald Trump has said he expects a “powerful” trade deal with the UK to be completed “very quickly”.

Speaking at the G20 summit in Hamburg, he said he would visit London. Asked when, he said: “We’ll work that out.”

In one-to-one talks, Mr Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May agreed to prioritise work on a post-Brexit trade deal, a UK government official said.

Mrs May said she was “optimistic” about a deal, but warned there was “a limit” to what could be done before Brexit. Click here to read more.

Related: PM Warned Against Rushing Into Free Trade Deal with Trump’s U.S. (Sky News)