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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 …

Week Ahead in EU trade: Trilateral, WTO disputes, UK government procurement
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Week Ahead in EU trade: Trilateral, WTO disputes, UK government procurement

The first full working week of the new year will see the EU focus on World Trade Organization issues. Trilateral US Japan EU Trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström will be in Washington tomorrow to meet her US and Japanese counterparts and discuss topics of joint interest in relation to WTO rules …

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 …

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 …