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British government releases post-Brexit trade policy strategy paper
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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
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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 …

Comment – It’s time to face up to the prospect of Brexit Armageddon
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Comment – It’s time to face up to the prospect of Brexit Armageddon

  Britain is heading straight into the ‘cliff edge’ scenario. It’s time for both Britain and the EU to significantly change tack before it’s too late and Armageddon sets in, argues Iana Dreyer.   Both the United Kingdom and the European Union are aiming for a “smooth” and “orderly” withdrawal …

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Juncker sees new FTAs as priority in rentrée Ambassador speech

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave EU ambassadors today (29 August) an upbeat view of the state of the EU economy. New trade agreements are among the Commission’s top priorities for international action in the coming months, Juncker told External Action Service envoys at their annual gathering in Brussels.   “I …