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Brexit Notes: Transatlantic trigonometry post-Brexit
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Brexit Notes: Transatlantic trigonometry post-Brexit

Despite their prime importance for Europe, Britain and the United States, there’s been little deep thinking about the future of transatlantic relations post-Brexit, both at the geostrategic level and at the more mundane economic level. But that is bound to change.  In Britain, the focus after the 2016 referendum has mainly …

Brexit Notes – Trade policy: what is ready in case of no-deal Brexit?
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Brexit Notes – Trade policy: what is ready in case of no-deal Brexit?

Both Brussels and London have started to prepare contingency plans as the possibility that Britain ‘crashes out’ of the EU next March is becoming a genuine possibility. The aim is to avoid the most severe of disruptions. In Britain hardly anything is yet ready to salvage existing trade arrangements and …

The Trump administration has imposed on the EU additional duties on aluminium and steel imports
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A week in Brussels: EU industry says no to steel safeguards, India data adequacy, Brexit TRQs

This week’s top stories: Britain and services in the WTO, a big bazooka in the WTO’s dispute settlement body, a Japan deal at risk of falling victim to German and other social-democratic political decline, member states wrangling over rice imports from Myanmar and Cambodia. But also these stories here: Top …

Vaughan: Future EU-UK relationship talks must proceed quickly after March
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Vaughan: Future EU-UK relationship talks must proceed quickly after March

Glenn Vaughan, chief executive of British Chambers of Commerce EU & Belgium, talks about future European Union-United Kingdom trade relationships with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer. ‘No deal’ cannot be allowed to happen, he says, and Britain will be stronger on the international stage the more it stays aligned with the EU. …