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Week in Brussels: border carbon adjustment, Brexit preparedness, ESA, Georgia

Carbon border adjustment – Lange prefers ETS extension The German chemical industry association VCI held a webinar this week on trade policy and climate change. International trade committee chair Bernd Lange was a speaker. Whether this is an indication of what is to come as the EU prepares to prepare …

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EU-UK talks: Largest EU business association wants supply chains preserved

The European Union’s largest business umbrella group released its position paper on the coming negotiations with the United Kingdom on their future economic relationship this week. The move comes only days after the European Commission released a draft mandate for member states to sign off ahead of formal negotiations due …

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UK food industry calls for tailored rules of origin ahead of trade talks with EU

Any new United Kingdom free trade agreements which offers zero tariffs on trade will be “worthless” in the absence of adequate rules of origin which take account of sector-specific needs, the UK government has been warned. In a policy paper published this week, the UK Food and Drink Federation – …