Time nearly up for EU-UK trade talks As the clock runs down on the UK’s remaining time as a member of the EU single market, time is now running desperately short for the two sides to reach a deal on their future relationship. But, as of late Thursday (3 December), …
Brexit & UK trade
Podcast: Since the Brexit referendum, the trade policy focus has been primarily about how UK businesses will trade with their counterparts in the EU and around the world. But what about intra-UK trade?
Another week, another missed deadline – and still the EU-UK negotiations rumble on. MEPs prepare to ‘cancel Christmas’ as EU-UK talks drag on With now just 35 days left until the UK quits the EU single market and customs union, there is still no agreement yet on the basis on …
Imports of agricultural products into the EU under Union tariff rate quotas may only be marketed in the EU’s customs territory as from next year – and not in Northern Ireland. This is a big problem for the Irish dairy industry in particular. This has been confirmed in a new …
Britain has recently secured trade continuity agreements with some major trading partners, namely Canada, Japan and Korea. These deals ‘roll over’ most trading terms from preferential trade pacts inherited from the EU. Here is what is yet to be done in the United Kingdom’s post Brexit ‘trade continuity agenda’.
The United Kingdom and Canada reached a deal on Saturday (21 November) to roll over the terms of the EU-Canada trade agreement to apply to Britain from 1 January 2021.
A news roundup of Britain’s ever-intensifying trade and investment policy and diplomacy by Chris Horseman.
Manufacturers, supermarkets and farmers’ groups in Northern Ireland have combined to make a plea for a transition period beyond 1 January 2021 to allow them to get to grips with the complexities of post-Brexit trade in and from the region.
The United Kingdom is slowly gearing up its activities as a non-European Union member of the World Trade Organization and revealing its own ‘colours’ in various trade files.
An overview of key developments in British trade policy this week by Chris Horseman.