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Services domestic regulation: WTO subgroup makes headway below radar
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Services domestic regulation: WTO subgroup makes headway below radar

Is small beautiful? And is not having the United States on board a trade negotiation even more so? That could well be, as shown by the state of very below-the-radar discussions on ‘services domestic regulation’ unfolding in the World Trade Organization. A group of about 30 WTO members have been …

UK businesses raise alarm over state of Brexit planning for FTA ‘rollovers’
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UK businesses raise alarm over state of Brexit planning for FTA ‘rollovers’

Concern is growing in the UK business community about the government’s state of preparedness for ‘rolling over’ existing EU trade accords with third countries after Brexit. While government officials in London remain adamant that discussions are progressing well with the 60 or so countries with which the EU has a …

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 …

No-deal Brexit: UK to temporarily recognise EU technical standard approvals after March
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No-deal Brexit: UK to temporarily recognise EU technical standard approvals after March

The British government will continue to recognise most manufactured goods released by European Union-based conformity assessment bodies and release them for circulation in the UK market after Brexit date. More restrictions will apply to autos and some other products. “This is intended to be for a time-limited period,” the Department …