'Since the UK government is bullish about surviving no trade deal with the EU shall we just look at how that might affect a few industries?' [thread] - David Henig 21/05/2020
The government has confirmed there will be new checks on some goods entering Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK as part of the Brexit deal.
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says a no-deal Brexit is a risk now because the UK is looking for something very different to what was committed to in the Political Declaration [4 mins] 17/05/2020
'Hello United Kingdom, it’s the ‘Friendly Five’ here, and can we ask you to cast your mind back to where this all began for us?'
The JCWG on Ireland/Northern Ireland meets for the first time today. What is it and why should we care?
Brexit’s South American Ripple Effect 04/08/2017
How will the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union impact the ongoing sovereignty dispute with Argentina over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)?
Negotiating the path to thefuture EU-UK relationship - American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) infographic
'American companies in Europe support a deep and comprehensive economic partnership between the EU and the UK'
Coronavirus: UK shops would have suffered food shortages during pandemic without single market, EU says 04/05/2020
Britain 'fortunate' it had not crashed out of bloc when coronavirus struck, Commission says – even as Boris Johnson vows to do just that if necessary.
EU negotiator expresses frustrations at UK refusal to discuss key issues of transition. / Michel Barnier has suggested the UK is running down the clock in talks over the future trade and security relationship with the EU.
Prime minister expected to press EU leaders to dedicate attention to faltering negotiations.
Michel Barnier also accused Boris Johnson’s government of rowing back on commitments made in writing by Britain at the point before exit.
ASEAN lacks real economic integration 04/09/2019
While European businesses are increasingly more confident about investing in ASEAN, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is creating uncertainty for some business prospects according to a recent survey by the EU-ASEAN Business Council.
BREXIT secretary Michael Russell says failing to halt the exit from the EU during the coronavirus pandemic will leave the UK facing an “economic Stone Age” while the rest of Europe recovers.
“Under these extraordinary circumstances, I cannot see how the UK government would choose to expose itself to the double whammy of the coronavirus and the exit from the EU single market, which will inevitably add to the disruption, deal or no deal."
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson blames administrative error for failure to sign up to EU equipment help scheme 26/03/2020
Downing Street has blamed an administrative error for the UK's failure to sign up to an emergency EU scheme to help procure vital medical equipment to fight coronavirus.
The coronavirus should remind us of just why international cooperation is so important in reducing the threat of infectious disease.
Britain must follow ‘rules of the game’ if it wants access to our markets, EU president warns 09/03/2020
Ursula von der Leyen says UK must make up its mind.
EU tells UK to respect its independence 05/03/2020
Chief negotiator Michel Barnier says 'the EU sets its own conditions for opening up its markets for goods and services'
The EU is the largest export market for Britain’s financial firms, but their access will be cut off if no new trading terms have been agreed by January when a post-Brexit transition period ends.
Is Britain committing commercial suicide? 27/02/2020
A 19th Century trade agenda will decimate the most productive parts of the 21st Century economy.