Brexit & UK trade

Brexit & UK trade UK-EU negotiations United States & TTIP

Brexit: Commission in drive to stick to business as usual on trade agreements

The Commission has vowed to stick to its current trade policy plans despite the challenge to its unity and to its resources posed by the pending withdrawal of Britain from the EU.   In a defiant statement on Monday, trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström responded to questions about whether the United …

Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries

WTO bosses: Brexit means long renegotiations with members, and not part of a “world of reason”

The current Director General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevêdo and his predecessor Pascal Lamy have been heard a lot in British media in recent days. None of them are looking favourably at the prospect of the UK leaving the European Union after the coming referendum on the issue …