Why Switzerland is worried about Uk trade after Brexit On 31 October 2020[Update], the UK had concluded 24 trade agreements with 53 countries, in part by using an appropriate approach to quickly replicate existing agreements between the EU and these countries and name only these small areas of differentiation (which allowed: to reduce some agreements to about 40 pages of the original of 1400). Among these, there are important economies – in terms of nominal GDP – such as South Korea, Switzerland, Israel and South Africa. The European Council and China`s diplomatic representation to the European Union announced on Monday that a bilateral trade agreement on „geographical indications” had been signed between the two megamarkets, concerning the protection of intellectual property of products of specific geographical origin. The trade agreement between the United Kingdom and Israel includes conformity assessment of industrial products. . . .