The United Kingdom is to propose a four-stage roll-out of the border checks which are still needed for goods moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, with a timeline for implementation which will stretch well into next year.
An overview of notable events in UK trade policy this week. EU officials hint at ‘temporary’ SPS alignment to ease Irish border woes Amid all the strains and complications of Britain’s post-Brexit interactions with the European Union, a possible route map has emerged this week pointing towards a more stable …
An intense week in UK trade….
The European Union and the United Kingdom are making further progress in their ongoing push to divide up the EU’s existing WTO-bound tariff rate quotas with key supplier states.
The European Parliament is to be “involved as appropriate and necessary” in all discussions on the evolution of relations with the United Kingdom, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen promised today.
This week’s British trade policy highlights below. UK ‘will build bridge’ between European and Asian data privacy frameworks The UK has an ambition to build a ‘bridge’ in the area of digital trade and data protection between the more cautious EU approach to data privacy and the more open approach …
The European Parliament is to go ahead with a vote at its plenary session next Tuesday (27 April) to ratify the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, thereby bringing the deal formally into effect.
The trade relationship between the European Union and United Kingdom remains on a fragile footing, despite an important step yesterday (15 April) by two key European Parliament committees to endorse last December’s Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the two sides.
United Kingdom-EU trade scrutiny will happen regardless, it seems… ‘Shadow’ committee to scrutinise EU-UK trade relations outside Parliament A pro-European UK thinktank has set up what amounts to a ‘shadow’ parliamentary committee to assess the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU single market, and to scrutinise the UK’s …
Further progress is being made in the campaign to renegotiate the splitting of European Union tariff rate quotas between the United Kingdul and the EU27, following the former’s departure from the EU customs union as from 1 January this year.