Brexit & UK trade

Modalities of Brexit transition come into focus as businesses take unilateral decisions
Brexit & UK trade UK-EU negotiations

Modalities of Brexit transition come into focus as businesses take unilateral decisions

The current focus in policy discussions related to Brexit on both sides of the Channel is on a possible transition period to avoid an economically abrupt and damaging ‘cliff edge’. Economic players deplore a gap between the timeframes imposed by their business imperatives and the realities of the negotiations, including …

British government releases post-Brexit trade policy strategy paper
Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries UK-EU negotiations

British government releases post-Brexit trade policy strategy paper

The Department for International Trade released its first formal trade policy strategy for a Britain leaving the European Union. With this document, entitled Preparing for our future UK trade policy, for the first time in its one-year existence the department formally sets out the direction in which it intends to …

Plenary session Week 40 2017 in Strasbourg - State of play of negotiations with the United Kingdom
Brexit & UK trade UK-EU negotiations

Blog – European Parliament on Brexit – key points from trade perspective

On Tuesday (3 October 2017) the European Parliament adopted by an overwhelming majority a resolution on the current state of play of Britain’s Article 50 withdrawal process from the European Union. The report is a reaction to Prime Minister Theresa May’s September 22 Florence speech. The European Parliament will have …