Ministers warmly welcomed the Association Agreement between the United Kingdom and Chile, which will come into force at the end of December 2020, and the opportunities it represents for our two nations. Chile was the first country to sign a trade continuity agreement with the United Kingdom, which provides early security for British and Chilean companies. Ministers agreed to work closely together politically and technically to ensure a smooth transition to the new agreement, which will be even more important in managing a global crisis. We also agreed to work closely together to bring tangible benefits to our businesses and consumers. Although British Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists that an agreement must be reached by 15 October, no agreement has been reached. As the UK (UK) prepares to leave the European Union (EU), all EU trade agreements under the EU will no longer exist. The UK is now committed to new agreements to maintain the diversification of its economy. One country that has recently collaborated with the United Kingdom is Chile, known as the Trade Continuation Agreement. Cooperation between these two countries is powerful in their own rights and offers positive trade benefits to businesses. Find out what the UK trade deal with Chile means for businesses and potential investors. Brexit: UK trade `difficult when Irish border is unresolved` EU free trade deal help EU CROISSANCE: EU was the world`s second-largest exporter in 2018 , 15.5% before the United States (10.6%) China (15.8%).  Finally, ministers agreed on the importance of the rules-based international system and the role of free and open trade in providing opportunities and combating poverty and inequality. They pledged to cooperate in support of an effective WTO, in which Chile looks forward to supporting the United Kingdom as an independent member for the first time.
With Brexit coming, the UK is taking care of its trade deals and its economic relations with other countries. Chile is a major export partner of the United Kingdom, with the United Kingdom exporting $771 million to the country. Since the British wine market is highly dependent on Chile, trade relations between the two countries are very important. This agreement protects intellectual property rights and the maintenance of preferential market access for trade in services. This means that expansion or investment in Chile or the UK will always be as attractive as before. As companies continue to enjoy preferential market access, foreign investment will be able to benefit from the same incentives for investment in Chile. This agreement reiterates the consequences of the existing association agreement between the EU and Chile. The aim is to ensure the continuity of trade relations between Chile and the United Kingdom after Brexit. By signing the agreement between the United Kingdom and Chile, both sides ensured economic security.