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UK food and farming sector faces severe trade disruption in ‘no deal’ Brexit
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UK food and farming sector faces severe trade disruption in ‘no deal’ Brexit

The UK government has released a third batch of technical ‘notices’ in which it sets out to businesses trading across the Irish Sea or English Channel the type and extent of paperwork it will face should Britain leave the European Union next March without an agreement that includes a transitional …

Brexit Notes: Spotlight on House of Commons committee meeting with Barnier
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Brexit Notes: Spotlight on House of Commons committee meeting with Barnier

A quick Friday blog post for the Brexit-obsessed among our readers before heading into the week-end. Britain’s House of Commons Exiting the EU Committee’s released the transcript of a meeting with the EU’s lead negotiator Michel Barnier and his number two, Sabine Weyand. The text offers some interesting insights into the …

Brexit Notes – UK minister: rollover of EU FTAs with rich countries ‘will be difficult’
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Brexit Notes – UK minister: rollover of EU FTAs with rich countries ‘will be difficult’

The Department for International trade is working hard behind the scenes to try to ‘roll over’ as many EU free trade agreements as possible for Brexit date. Several months ago, DIT officials were often heard making optimistic statements about the likelihood of having these agreements ready by next March. How …