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A week in Brussels: EU industry says no to steel safeguards, India data adequacy, Brexit TRQs
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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 …

UK to press on with TRQ split despite international opposition
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UK to press on with TRQ split despite international opposition

The UK looks set to face down growing international opposition over its plan with the EU to reallocate agricultural tariff rate quotas between the two sides after Brexit, as it pushes towards what it sees as the essential objective of establishing its own autonomous WTO tariff schedules by the end …

Cold wind blows on trade with Europe after Trump’s France visit
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Cold wind blows on trade with Europe after Trump’s France visit

The White House is circulating a Section 232 report by the Department of Commerce on the national security implications of auto imports ordered by US President Donald Trump last summer for feedback among various US government departments. The move comes days after US midterm elections and following a trip over …

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. …

EU member states approve post-Brexit TRQ split – but arguments lie ahead
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EU member states approve post-Brexit TRQ split – but arguments lie ahead

EU member states have taken an important step in approving the European Commission’s proposed approach for the reallocation of agricultural tariff rate quotas between the bloc and the UK after Brexit. The commission’s preferred methodology for splitting existing TRQs between the UK and the EU27, based on historical trade flows, …

US-UK trade agreement: British tech sector prioritises EU, Privacy Shield rollover
UK WTO & 3rd countries

US-UK trade agreement: British tech sector prioritises EU, Privacy Shield rollover

The United Kingdom recently finalised consultations with stakeholders on a bilateral free trade agreement negotiation it intends to launch on leaving the European Union next March. Some business groups are starting to reveal what input they provided to the Department for International Trade. One such report  was released by techUK,  …