Prime Minister Teresa May, recently headed a delegation to Africa to discuss a potential free trade agreement with the Southern African Customs Union. In a joint statement it was stated that a trade agreement could be secured one the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement no longer applies to the UK.

A link to the join statement is below, but in summary the Government explained that UK consumers will continue to have access to Southern African, wine, tea, fruits and other goods and the agreement would help facilitate the export from the UK of goods such as cars, motor parts and pharmaceutical products.