The UK and Australia have today (Friday 23 April) reached consensus on the vast majority of elements of a comprehensive free trade agreement.
Both countries are confident that the remaining issues will be resolved, and will now enter a sprint to agree the outstanding details with the aim of reaching agreement in principle by June.
The second day of talks between UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss and Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan concluded this evening in London.
International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, said:
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