Russia seeks to capitalise on Brexit after blocking Liam Fox's WTO plan

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UK must now open talks with countries that opposed proposals or face trade disputes

Russia is among 20 countries that are looking to squeeze a commercial advantage from Brexit after blocking an attempt by the international trade secretary, Liam Fox, to fast-track a World Trade Organization deal on the UK’s terms of trade with the world.

Whitehall is now facing “up to two dozen” different negotiations with countries over how much meat and dairy produce will be permitted into the British market and what tariffs the UK will set on imports.

Related: Russia’s trade intervention is just the start of Liam Fox’s problems | Allie Renison

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