This is the first such agreement signed by the United Kingdom, which combines trade continuity with broader political commitments, including peaceful conflict resolution, security, climate change and human rights. Documents containing contractual information and a summary of the UK-Ukraine trade agreement. The economic benefits of the agreement between the United Kingdom and Ukraine can only be realized if the agreement is respected and respected. A dispute resolution mechanism in an agreement indicates the parties` intention to comply with the agreement, which reinforces the confidence of businesses and stakeholders that the commitments set out in the agreement can and will be met. The dispute resolution mechanism has an important deterrent role. It also provides an effective mechanism to enforce these commitments and resolve any future disputes. [paragraph 60] The Prime Minister signed the Strategic Partnership Agreement with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as part of the UK government`s plan to conclude trade deals with countries around the world after Brexit. The Daily Express hailed the new deal as Boris Johnson`s brutal attack on the EU when a new trade deal was reached. The attempt to ensure continuity with the previous agreement between the EU and Ukraine also allowed for appropriate attribution and competition rules in the new agreement. It is now referred to the UK`s national competition rules (Chapter 10). Given that state aid has become one of the stumbling blocks in securing an agreement between the EU and the UK, it is all the more remarkable that a state aid clause is included in the agreement (Article 250). Ukraine`s obligations within the EU CCFTA require an independent state aid regulator, with regular reports to the European Commission. But one cannot help but conclude that the UK is duples the work previously done by the EU through a new network of bilateral agreements.
This will result in additional costs for the UK in the application and implementation of future trade agreements and will entail administrative and accommodation costs for traders. Using the EU-Ukraine agreement, which will form the basis of the new agreement between the UK and Ukraine, the EU has concluded trade agreements based on its own needs and values at its eastern and western borders. The EU continues to have a strong influence on the content of future trade agreements in the UK. The UK government has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Ukraine, which contains a continuity agreement, to ensure that businesses in both countries can continue to trade on the same terms as they do today. „This agreement allows our two countries to continue to cooperate closely, both politically and commercially.