Brexit & UK trade

A Week in Brussels –  Trump, Brexit but also PanEuroMed, FDI screening
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A Week in Brussels – Trump, Brexit but also PanEuroMed, FDI screening

It’s been a momentous week in EU trade.   We had the Trump tariff exemption saga in Brussels, and the next phase of Brexit negotiations agreed today by the member states. For Brexit, we have in principle: a transitional period combined with relatively clean withdrawal terms, and initial guidelines for a …

Week ahead in EU trade: Brexit transition, steel tariffs, INTA, UfM
'Week Ahead' and trade agenda Brexit & UK trade EU FTAs & bilateral ties Latest news Steel Turkey & Med UK-EU negotiations World Trade Organization

Week ahead in EU trade: Brexit transition, steel tariffs, INTA, UfM

Two of the biggest trade issues hanging over the EU will be on various agendas this week: the draft Brexit withdrawal and transition agreement, and the bloc’s ongoing efforts to avoid pending US steel and aluminium tariffs. European leaders are set to accept the draft agreement, but it’s anyone’s guess …

Brexit Notes – Future FTA: Japan and food industry want origin cumulation
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Brexit Notes – Future FTA: Japan and food industry want origin cumulation

Japanese business groups want the EU and the UK to start working on rolling over the yet-to-be ratified EU-Japan free trade accord so that it also applies to Britain after Brexit. They also set out specific demands for the future EU-UK trade agreement. These demands echo origin rule requests by Britain’s …

Brexit Notes: Rules of origin Tuesday
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Brexit Notes: Rules of origin Tuesday

Statements by European Commission President Jean-Claude  Juncker, chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and the European Parliament’s Brexit leader, Guy Verhofstadt, today in the parliament in Strasbourg revealed nothing new about the EU’s position on everything related to Brexit (details in this blog series).   So what’s new on the Brexit-and-trade …