Australia and Britain reach agreement for free trade deal
19 June 2021 | 2:29 pm
Australia and the UK have signed a free trade deal as Britain seeks to find alternative markets in the wake of Brexit. The deal was hailed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as "a new dawn" in relations.
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