42 results about BREXIT


NEWS

UK, US Officials Confirm Plans for Trade Pact in Post-Brexit Era

July 19, 2018

Officials from the UK and US held a series of both technical and high-level political meetings last week on trade relations post-Brexit, including the fourth session of a bilateral “Trade and... READ MORE

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Preparations for Post-Brexit Trade Deals Continue with US, Australia

March 29, 2018

Trade officials from the United Kingdom have been meeting with their US and Australian counterparts over the past fortnight to continue setting the stage for deeper economic ties and possible trade... READ MORE

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EU, UK Gear Up for Trade Portion of Brexit Talks

January 18, 2018

The new year will see the next stage in the Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the other 27 EU member states, after the latter group, meeting under the European Council, called for... READ MORE

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Where Brexit will hurt most in Europe

January 17, 2018

The impact of Brexit will vary considerably across the European Union, with some regions bracing for severe costs and others less exposed.

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RESEARCH

Brexit and Origin: A Case for the Wider Use of Cross-Cumulation

January 8, 2018

As the United Kingdom negotiates its exit from the European Union, rules of origin are becoming a key topic. Whatever form the future UK-EU trade relationship will take, the question of determ... READ MORE

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UK looks to join Pacific trade group after Brexit

January 2, 2018

Britain has held informal talks about joining a flagship Pacific trade group, in an audacious bid to kick-start exports after Brexit.

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EU prepares Canada-style Brexit deal for UK

December 21, 2017

The EU is preparing to present Britain with a Canada-style trade deal by early summer if the UK is unable to clarify its demands.

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NEWS

U.K. Wants ‘Virtually Identical’ Trade Deal With EU After Brexit

December 11, 2017

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said the U.K. would like a trading relationship with the European Union after it leaves the bloc that’s “virtually identical” to t... READ MORE

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Canada, UK PMs Look to CETA as Starting Point for Future Trade Deal

September 21, 2017

On Monday 18 September, UK Prime Minister Theresa May visited Canada to discuss the terms of the trading relationship between the nations post-Brexit, announcing after that the two sides plan to us... READ MORE

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US and UK to start trade talks next month to ensure deal soon after Brexit

June 20, 2017

The trade talks with the US will kick off next month as British officials start to scope out plans for a deal, with the aim of setting up a free trade agreement as soon as possible after Brexit. Liam... READ MORE

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Hopes of EU-US trade agreement put on ice, say Brussels sources

June 5, 2017

The prospect of a revived EU-US trade deal is in “deep freeze”, according to Brussels sources, undermining reports that the EU has been inching ahead of the UK in the race for an arrangement with Wash... READ MORE

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EU Trade Talks with Mexico, Japan Continue, Aiming for Deals in Near-Term

April 13, 2017

Negotiations for both an EU-Mexico trade deal upgrade and a new EU-Japan trade agreement continued last week, with officials in both contexts suggesting that these efforts are progressing steadily.... READ MORE

NEWS

The EFTA countries show how hard Brexit will be for Britain

April 12, 2017

Norway offers much to envy. The food is tasty, public services are great and the people are impossibly good-looking. Its trade policy looks equally desirable. Though it trades heavily with the EU, Nor... READ MORE

NEWS

The two-year countdown to Brexit has begun

April 1, 2017

Back in October Theresa May promised to invoke Article 50, the legal procedure for leaving the European Union, by the end of March 2017. On March 29th the prime minister duly sent a six-page letter to... READ MORE

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Brexit: EU says no to free trade talks until 'progress' on final terms

March 31, 2017

Donald Tusk rules out parallel talks – a key aim of Theresa May’s government – as he unveils draft EU negotiating guidelines. EU leaders have said there will be no talks on Britain’s future relationsh... READ MORE

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Unrealistic to see UK/EU trade deal in two years: EU representative

February 10, 2017

It is unrealistic for Britain to expect to negotiate its exit from the European Union and reach a free trade agreement in two years and both will probably need an implementation phase, the head of the... READ MORE

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Trudeau, Theresa May discuss trade, security amid fallout from Trump's immigration ban

February 4, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday to express condolences about the Quebec City shooting and update him on her recent visit with U.S. President Donald... READ MORE

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Theresa May: UK, US Setting Stage for Possible Trade Talks

February 2, 2017

The United Kingdom and the United States are examining how to move ahead with preliminary trade negotiations, according to UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who met with her American counterpart last... READ MORE

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Australia, UK Explore Options to Deepen Trade Ties

January 26, 2017

Exploratory discussions between the UK and Australia for a post-Brexit trade deal are expected to continue this week, media reports suggest, with some officials noting that migration will likely be... READ MORE

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Brexit and the free trade financial inclusion bonanza

January 17, 2017

For the first time in generations Britain's ability to negotiate free trade agreements will be un-frozen. Proponents of free trade see in Brexit a global vision that could drive financial inclusion ac... READ MORE

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UK Aims For Middle East Free Trade Deal As May Outlines Brexit Strategy

January 17, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the Gulf countries are hoping to sign a free trade deal with the UK, in a major speech outlining the core principles the UK will adopt in its exit... READ MORE

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National parliaments should ratify EU trade deals, says ECJ judge

December 21, 2016

A top judge in the European courts has said that national parliaments should ratify key aspects of future EU trade deals, throwing a potential spanner into the workings of Britain’s post-Brexit relati... READ MORE

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U.K. Mulling Turkey-Style Trade Pact After Brexit, Liam Fox Says

December 18, 2016

The U.K. could try to stay in the European customs union after Brexit, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said, in a further sign that the British government is considering keeping some formal tie... READ MORE

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U.K. Plays Down Report Brexit Trade Deal Could Take 10 Years

December 15, 2016

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office downplayed remarks attributed to a British diplomat that it could take 10 years to negotiate a final free-trade deal with the European Union after Brexit -- an... READ MORE

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UK Scopes Out Foreign Trade Options As Legal Challenges Continue on "Brexit"

November 17, 2016

UK officials have continued exploring options for deepening ties with other trading powers in a post-“Brexit” world, as legal challenges continue on home soil regarding whether the gove... READ MORE

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UK will agree tariff-free trade deal with EU, minister claims

October 23, 2016

The European Union will agree a tariff-free trade deal with the UK – and it will not run into the same difficulties faced by the troubled Canadian pact, a cabinet minister has insisted. READ MORE

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Brexit Briefing: The pitfalls of a trade pivot to Asia

October 11, 2016

According to Liam Fox, Britain’s international trade secretary, modern businesses compete in a “post-geography trading world”. The UK’s proximity to continental Europe confers illusory advantages. In... READ MORE

RESEARCH

What consequences would a post-Brexit China-UK trade deal have for the EU?

October 7, 2016

A China-UK free trade agreement has been extensively discussed since the UK’s vote for Brexit. Many supporters of Brexit argue that the UK’s regained flexibility to strike trade deals w... READ MORE

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Brexit: An Impossibly Complex Task for the UK’s New Trade Negotiators?

September 7, 2016

On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) held a referendum on whether to unwind its relationship with the European Union (EU). The UK populace chose “Brexit.” It was a clear vote against the status q... READ MORE

RESEARCH

Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership

August 29, 2016

This paper leaves aside the issue of EU reform and focuses on the desirable EU-UK relationship after Brexit. The authors argue that none of the existing models of partnership with the EU would be s... READ MORE

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Want proof that Britain can thrive after Brexit? Look at South Korea

August 22, 2016

In the furore over how Britain should look post-Brexit, it’s surprising that we haven’t heard more about South Korea. Because whether it’s Switzerland, Norway or Canada, the countries most commonly he... READ MORE

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U.K. Trade Chief Seeks to Calm U.S. Jitters Over Brexit

July 25, 2016

The U.K.’s top trade official sought to assure Americans on Monday that London wants to preserve and advance close economic ties as the country moves to exit the European Union. READ MORE

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Britain after Brexit looks like some Latin American countries

July 15, 2016

After several decades of covering Latin American affairs, I'm pretty used to seeing developing countries that are deeply divided over where they should fit in the global scene. READ MORE

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Starting Over on Tariffs: Post-Brexit Trade Agreement Partners for the United Kingdom

July 12, 2016

In the wake of the Brexit vote, the UK business secretary announced the exploration of free trade agreement (FTA) talks with India. The same announcement mentioned potential UK FTA talks on upcoming o... READ MORE

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EU Commission: CETA to Face Votes in National Parliaments

July 7, 2016

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday that a planned trade deal with Canada be signed and provisionally applie... READ MORE

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British trade can flourish without the shackles of Brussels

June 27, 2016

The immediate reaction of financial markets to Britain’s decision to leave the EU has been telling. Sterling has fallen sharply but gilt yields have rallied and the FTSE 100 has been one of the better... READ MORE

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‘A midsummer night’s nightmare’ for European trade

June 27, 2016

The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU means the loss of a major political and economic partner with a history of championing free trade at a critical moment for a mammoth agreement being negotiated with... READ MORE

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How will Brexit affect Britain's trade with Europe?

June 26, 2016

Britain will have to reach a new trade agreement with the European Union following its decision to sever links with Brussels. The task will be complex and will have to be carried out under the pressur... READ MORE

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Post Brexit: The UK's trade deal challenges

June 25, 2016

The government will now face the challenge of negotiating the terms of the post-exit relationship between the UK and the EU. Many of the issues that will have to be resolved are economic. They will in... READ MORE

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Trade priority for the next administration: US-UK free trade agreement

June 25, 2016

Brexit blah blah blah – what should the US do? One answer may be to immediately reorient trade policy toward a US-UK free trade agreement, perhaps to be followed by a US-EU agreement and others. There... READ MORE

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Alternative EU trade models not in your interest, UK warned

June 15, 2016

Business lobby groups from several of the countries that could provide a model for a post-Brexit UK have spoken out to advise the British to remain in the EU. In April, Michael Gove, the leading Euros... READ MORE

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EU-India could explore "less ambitious" FTA says top member of European Parliament

May 5, 2016

With the India-EU FTA negotiations deadlocked, a top European Parliament member has said the two sides could explore the option of a "less ambitious" trade pact and indicated that there could be a sep... READ MORE