Policy paper

Trade and Sustainable Development Domestic Advisory Group (TSD DAG): meeting agendas and minutes

Meeting agendas and minutes from the TSD DAG, a group set up to discuss trade and sustainable development in UK trade agreements that are in force.



The Trade and Sustainable Development Domestic Advisory Group (TSD DAG) was appointed in September 2022, through fair and open competition, to:

  • support the effective implementation of trade and sustainable development, labour and environment chapters in the UK’s trade agreements with non-EU partners

  • monitor and make recommendations on matters in scope of these chapters

The agreements in scope are:

  • Andean (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru)
  • Canada
  • Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama)
  • Georgia
  • Japan
  • Moldova
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Vietnam
  • Ukraine

The TSD DAG members are:

  • British Exporters Association (BExA)
  • Fairtrade Foundation
  • National Farmers’ Union (NFU)
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • techUK
  • TheCityUK
  • Trade and Public Policy Network (TaPP Network)
  • Trades Union Congress (TUC)
  • UK Chamber of Shipping
  • UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT)
  • University of Sheffield
  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Published 22 September 2022