British trade minister to meet top US officials next week, USTR says

The Business Times | Aug 2, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • British Trade Minister Liz Truss will meet top US officials in Washington in coming days to assess progress on reaching a free trade agreement between the two countries, a spokesperson for the US Trade Representative’s Office said on Saturday.
  • After leaving the European Union in January, Britain is keen to stand alone and has started a series of trade negotiations with other countries.
  • The British embassy in Washington did not respond to requests for comment on Saturday.