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EU risks fresh trade rows over GI status for ‘halloumi’ cheese

The European Commission has risked complicating its ongoing free trade agreement negotiations with Australia and New Zealand by authorising a Cypriot cheese speciality as a new geographical indication. This  move also opens up a new potential area of conflict in its relationship with the United Kingdom.

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WTO members suspicious as UK converts tariff schedules from euros to pounds

The UK’s new Global Tariff schedule has attracted a suspicious response from Britain’s World Trade Organization partners – especially following confirmation that the government planning to change part of the country’s ‘bound’ tariff schedules from euros to pounds once it leaves the EU’s customs union on 31 December this year. …