UK WTO & 3rd countries

Comment: Squaring the circle in UK-EU trade relations with a triangle
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Comment: Squaring the circle in UK-EU trade relations with a triangle

As a ‘hard’ Brexit looms, reviving TTIP could help bridge the gap between the EU, the UK and the US, argues Peter Chase.   As the United Kingdom edges towards a ‘hard Brexit’ in 2019, incoming United States president Donald Trump’s curious embrace of Brexit and the much-maligned but yet-to-be …

Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries United States & TTIP

Data, labour mobility and innovation at heart of TABC concerns over Brexit

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council has released its member’s views on what they want to see preserved once the United Kingdom leaves the EU, a process which is expected to start in the spring 2017. The business group highlights issues related to the knowledge economy: labour mobility, data, and research and innovation. …

Australia & New Zealand Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries

In brief: UK Australia FTA working group

Australians do master the art of trade diplomacy.   The government of Australia has clearly embraced post-Brexit UK and promised London there would be a bilateral free trade agreement between Australia and Britain. London is jubilating: yes we have friends! From Australia, no brashness like New Zealand PM John Key’s statement that the United …

Japan sets out post Brexit wish-list
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Japan sets out post Brexit wish-list

The Japanese government very unhappy the United Kingdom for its decision to leave the European Union after last June’s referendum to that end. Tokyo has asked both parties to keep the UK’s economy as highly integrated as possible with the Single Market in their forthcoming Brexit negotiations.   A frank and stern document released during the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, …