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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 …

Customs and trade bills sail through Commons amidst national custom union and trade-remedy debate
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Customs and trade bills sail through Commons amidst national custom union and trade-remedy debate

British MPs voted down two attempts by Labour frontbenchers to stop legislation on a new customs regime and trade policy powers to wind their way through Parliament in London. This comes despite a vigorous debate on both the content and constitutional arrangements around trade policy in Britain post-Brexit.   On …