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A week in Brussels

Welcome to a new weekly column ‘A week in Brussels’ with the highlights of the trade week in Brussels. I hope you enjoy it!   The trade week in Brussels ends with an understated Eastern Partnership summit. It brings together of a group of disparate countries traumatised by the Ukraine crisis …

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In brief: Fox stresses UK loyalty to WTO during talks with Wolff, Carim

British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox held talks with a range of high-level officials in Geneva today and yesterday, with his main message being a reiteration of the UK’s commitment to the World Trade Organization and global commerce.   Following a busy day of discussions with officials including WTO Deputy …

Modalities of Brexit transition come into focus as businesses take unilateral decisions
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Modalities of Brexit transition come into focus as businesses take unilateral decisions

The current focus in policy discussions related to Brexit on both sides of the Channel is on a possible transition period to avoid an economically abrupt and damaging ‘cliff edge’. Economic players deplore a gap between the timeframes imposed by their business imperatives and the realities of the negotiations, including …