A fifth round of talks will close tomorrow and there is still no breakthrough on key issues, including fishing rights and how closely we follow EU rules.
Nissan Warns no EU Trade Deal Puts future of Sunderland Car Manufacturing Plant in Jeopardy 03/06/2020
Nissan warns its Sunderland plant in the UK would be ‘unsustainable’ without an EU trade deal
The Welsh Government's approach to agreeing post-Brexit legislation with the UK government is "high-risk and flawed", a report has said.
The EU is no longer seeking a Belfast office to oversee its trade relations with Northern Ireland, a senior official has said.
The number of cars built in the UK over the past six months has slumped to the lowest since 1954, according to the industry's trade body.
Work on an "emergency lorry park" in Kent to accommodate up to 10,000 vehicles bound for Europe began without the knowledge of residents.
NZ must help build new global grouping 25/07/2020
When great powers fail, New Zealand and other small states must organise to protect their interests, Robert G. Patman writes.
UK and Japan set to secure post-Brexit trade deal by September after rushing through negotiations 29/07/2020
Each week, deliveries of parmesan and mozzarella arrive from Italy -- a flow Brexit now threatens to disrupt.
120,000 exporters need to prove source of goods going to EU. / Carmakers face existential threat without rules of origin deal.
A disorderly break with the European Union at the end of the year poses a bigger threat to Britain’s food supplies than the coronavirus pandemic that saw supermarket shelves emptied, a Parliamentary committee warned.
UK car industry posts worst production figures since 1954 as Brexit and coronavirus take their toll 30/07/2020
Even if there is no second wave of coronavirus to shut down factories once again, British car production in 2020 will only recover to about a half of last year’s figure, says industry body.
'For starters the Finance minister is a lot more honest about what is causing difficulties in global trade' - Brexit video clips from New Zealand govt. 29/07/2020
A selection of videos from New Zealand showing their government's view of Brexit and its consequences.
No 10 had ‘change of attitude’ after pressure from business, says commissioner.
"I can see no reason why any prime minister in their right mind would ever take us out" - Boris Johnson [2 mins] 28/07/2020
"I can see no reason why any prime minister in their right mind would ever take us out," says prime minister taking us out of the EU.
Dominic Raab ... "bemused" by the idea that leaving the customs union could increase the burden of bureaucracy [2 mins] 26/07/2018
'In 2016, Dominic Raab was "jarred" and "bemused" by the idea that leaving the customs union could increase the burden of bureaucracy, despite @SimonFraser00's clear explanations.'
Northern Ireland minister say government cannot be expected to provide businesses with all information 'from day one'.
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Trade: First year of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement shows growth in EU exports - European Commission 31/01/2020
1 February 2020 marks the first anniversary of the entry into force of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). In the first ten months following the implementation of the agreement, EU exports to Japan went up by 6.6% compared to the same period the year before.