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TTIP Round 14 held under the shadow of Brexit, leaving out services
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TTIP Round 14 held under the shadow of Brexit, leaving out services

The EU and the US are holding a fourteenth round of TTIP negotiations. Few expect significant breakthroughs in the now three-year-old talks. Negotiations are deadlocked over bread-and-butter market access issues in agriculture, services, and procurement. Fundamental disagreements persist on rules on investment or on intellectual property rights (geographical indications). The UK’s …

Monthly Trade Briefing: Brexit – a new beginning for UK trade policy (Part 3)
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Monthly Trade Briefing: Brexit – a new beginning for UK trade policy (Part 3)

This post is continued from Part 2. United Kingdom FTAs post Brexit   Many in the UK’s ‘Leave’ camp have argued Britain would be free to negotiate free trade agreements with emerging markets like China, with the United States and with Commonwealth countries.   One of the reasons the ‘Leave’ …

Monthly Trade Briefing: Brexit – a new beginning for UK trade policy (Part 2)
Brexit & UK trade Brexit comment In-depth briefings

Monthly Trade Briefing: Brexit – a new beginning for UK trade policy (Part 2)

  This post is continued from Part 1. Defining the UK’s status quo in the WTO   Except in the unlikely above ‘customs union’ scenario, Britain will need to define a new trade policy strategy.   This involves defining economic policy priorities, and clarifying current commitments in the WTO, especially …