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Southworth: Bring overseas countries into the British post-Brexit trade conversation
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Southworth: Bring overseas countries into the British post-Brexit trade conversation

Chris Southworth, secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom, shares his views with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer on Britain’s prospects as a trading nation after Brexit. On the menu: the UK in the World Trade Organization in the Trump era, rolling over 40 existing EU trade agreements with …

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 …

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 …

Week Ahead in EU trade: Parliament harnesses autumn trade challenges
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Week Ahead in EU trade: Parliament harnesses autumn trade challenges

It’s not going to be a relaxed rentrée in Brussels. The policy world will jolt into frenetic activity ahead of a packed autumn – the last autumn of the current European Commission and European Parliament. While most of us were on holiday, some European Commission officials have started to prepare …