Brexit & UK trade

Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries

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
Brexit & UK trade UK-EU negotiations

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 …

British government releases post-Brexit trade policy strategy paper
Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries UK-EU negotiations

British government releases post-Brexit trade policy strategy paper

The Department for International Trade released its first formal trade policy strategy for a Britain leaving the European Union. With this document, entitled Preparing for our future UK trade policy, for the first time in its one-year existence the department formally sets out the direction in which it intends to …