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Week in London: EU-UK youth mobility scheme, border checks, CPTPP

The European Commission set out plans for a groundbreaking EU-UK youth mobility scheme – in the same week as it launched the first dispute settlement process against the United Kingdom under the trade and cooperation agreement. Worries also mount over the state of readiness of officials and traders for the …

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Week in London: SPS border charges, energy rebates, CPTPP tariffs 

The five-times-delayed United Kingdom border operating model will finally take full effect at the end of this month. On Wednesday, London announced the level of inspection charges on imports of higher-risk agri-food products. Traders are unhappy with both the structure of the charges and the short notice period.  Also this …