Government condemned for trying ‘to rush it through’ – in echoes of Northern Ireland Protocol now being torn up. / MPs should block the Australia trade deal because the government has broken a promise to allow it to be scrutinised properly, a damning report says.
Boris Johnson warned against ‘protectionism’ and violation of WTO rules.
Germany told European Union nations that relations between the UK and the bloc reached a new low and they should be ready for a serious fight if London enacts the bill it proposed to tear up the Northern Ireland Protocol.
In recent weeks I have been hearing a lot - both publicly and privately - from EU leaders, and from the chief executives of some of the region's biggest companies. No wonder. They've had a lot on their plate with events in Ukraine, a transformation of their energy supply lines, and the prospect of knock-on effects, including possible recession.
Ivan Rogers says plan by ‘dishonest’ government to override Northern Ireland protocol may cause trade war.
Brexit Chickens Come Home to Roost 07/06/2022
While the picture’s hardly pretty and certainly not what advocates of Brexit envisioned, none of it surprises economists. As a former Bank of England official observed: “You run a trade war against yourself, bad things happen.”
How Brexit is accomplishing something the Argentine Junta couldn’t: Destroying the Falklands 19/05/2022
Forty years after the invasion, a threat from within has ripped apart the islands’ squid and fish industry.
Truss urged to step back from brink in explosive Brexit spat with Brussels over Northern Ireland 12/05/2022
Tearing up Northern Ireland protocol ‘will spark trade war, drive up inflation and damage UK influence’, warns senior Tory MP.
Mr Raymond was responding to claims published by economist Patrick Minford, who predicted a benefit to the country of £135bn from a “hard Brexit” that eliminated tariffs, and a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs recommending a policy of unilateral free trade once the UK leaves the EU.
The Biden administration said the move is part of a push to 'rebuild our relationships with our allies and partners around the world' after Trump's exit.
UK clothing and lifestyle brand Joules is terminating some of its wholesale agreements with stockists in the European Union. Drapers explores who else is following suit, and what the implications are.
'After the Brexit deal was signed, Boris Johnson infamously claimed that there would be "no non-tariff barriers" on trade with the EU.' - Hilary Benn 13/02/2022
'After the Brexit deal was signed, Boris Johnson infamously claimed that there would be "no non-tariff barriers" on trade with the EU. It wasn’t true.'
Manufacturing after Brexit - UKICE 26/01/2022
Just over a year since the UK left the single market and customs union, and despite the impact of the pandemic, which makes this kind of analysis all the trickier, we can begin to analyse the impact that Brexit has had on the UK economy. These impacts will vary significantly by sector and also by region. In this report, the authors investigate what they might be in the area of manufacturing.
Vote Leave’s dark ads shame: UK steel set to suffer from EU’s tariff-free agreement with US 04/01/2022
Unite's national officer for steel said the government needed to explain why the EU had a deal but the UK did not.
UK steel companies have been operating at a significant disadvantage compared to their European rivals since the beginning of 2022.
Industry chiefs and experts tell i the introduction of customs controls could also affect small businesses, some of which could be forced to pay tariffs.
Dan Hannan’s problem with the truth 29/11/2016
Dan Hannan has a problem with the truth. The arch-Brexiter – who is back in the news with his book, What Next: How to get the best from Brexit – keeps getting his facts wrong on his pet topic. Here are nine errors and disingenuous remarks the Tory MEP has made in recent months.
Australia trade deal to cause £94m hit to UK farming, forestry and fishing, Government study reveals 20/12/2021
Post-Brexit free trade deal will cause a ‘reallocation of resources within the economy’ including a £225m hit to semi-processed food, the Government’s own impact assessment says.
Truckers claim they are not to blame for “any pending disaster” at UK borders as the grace period for customs declarations comes to an end with the year.
Fears for farmers and anger over dropping of pledge to bind Australia to crucial climate temperature limit.
‘I want to awaken you to an opportunity’, Penny Mordaunt tells US audience – after Joe Biden slammed the brakes on talks.
There are mounting concerns over the lack of preparedness of businesses as the end of the final phase of the UK’s departure from the EU nears.
Arch Brexiteer Daniel Hannan tried to tweet about EU tariffs on wine, but ended up proving we probably do need experts after all.
Wrong to ‘conflate’ issues, Boris Johnson’s spokesman insists – after US official said talks were on hold because of Article 16 fears.
The United States will delay its deal to remove tariffs on UK steel and aluminum because of concerns about post-Brexit trade rules affecting Northern Ireland, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.