This week’s central United Kingdom trade story is its desire to renegotiate the Northern Ireland Protocol. None of this bodes very well for the negotiation of a definitive settlement over Gibraltar. But here are other interesting developments. UK ‘green trade’ report urges multilateral action on carbon leakage The UK should …
Week in London column
Whereas all eyes have been on Brussels and its Fit for 55 climate package’s carbon border measure, the UK has quietly but steadily been working on its own trade policy….
Below, an overview of key developments in United Kingdom trade policy this week.
It’s an eventful week here in the United Kingdom, with the formal launch of digital trade talks with Singapore, a trade war averted over Northern Ireland, and the DIT overruling the Trade Remedies Authority over steel import safeguards. But there’s even more. It’s about digital, state aid, the Gulf and …
Apart the formal launch of Britain’s CPTPP accession process and New Zealand trade minister Damien O’Connor’s visit to London this week the the other big ticket trade issue in the United Kingdom this week is and remains Northern Ireland.
The European Union and the United Kingdom remain at loggerheads over meat shippings from Great Britain to Northern Ireland.
It’s not quiet in UK trade this week….
EU and UK remain oceans apart as Irish Sea border talks continue Will President Joe Biden’s arrival in the UK next week for an international summit provide the impetus for a breakthrough in the tortuous UK-EU negotiations on the functioning of the Northern Ireland Protocol?
It’s busy on the trade beat in Brussels this week. It’s also busy in London.
Some news highlights in United Kingdom trade policy this week.