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Northern Ireland: What is in the Commission’s proposal to streamline trade

The European Commission has unveiled a set of far-reaching proposals to facilitate movements of goods from Great Britain into Northern Ireland, in a bid to break the current deadlock over implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol. Sanitary and phytosanitary checks on food products entering the region are to be drastically …

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Šefčovič hints at ‘innovative solutions’ to break Northern Ireland trade logjam

The European Commission may be prepared to look at innovative solutions to address the more negative consequences of the application of the Northern Ireland protocol – if the UK side is also prepared to show flexibility. This was the message conveyed by Commission vice-president Maroŝ Šefčovič following a ‘charm offensive’ …