So what I want this video to be is a bit of an explosion of these myths about the WTO. I'm just gonna give you the facts about them and the facts of where we stand at the moment in terms of the WTO and what it means for Britain for the future ... / So first of all number one something I want to make really clear. Nobody trades on World Trade Organisation rules alone.
New Zealand meat exporters are losing patience over their inability to get product into Northern Ireland after Brexit.
Brussels is concerned that British government is favouring domestic firms, in breach of trade deal.
Join experts from the BRC for a look at how things are progressing in Ireland/Northern Ireland with implementing the protocol, and how things are faring in the UK and Brussels following Brexit and the application of the new Trade agreement with the EU. We also cover our take on the new head of the WTO and more.
Move aimed at smoothing relations as president-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office.
Why do so many people talk about a 'hard Brexit' and a 'soft Brexit'? And what do they mean?
UK’s recent narrow understanding of sovereignty belongs to a receding Trumpian world.
PM urged to recognise pursuit of no-deal Brexit would be regarded as serious error by US.
'Yet a no deal outcome would still have profound implications for the uK. as we analyse in what follows, from trade to connectivity to foreign policy to cooperation in policing, a failure to strike an agreement with the eu will impact on us in numerous ways.'
"Lots of requests for a step-by-step explanation of Johnson's plans to breach Protocol on Irish border. No problem." - Michael Dougan 13/09/2020
Lots of requests for a step-by-step explanation of Johnson's plans to breach Protocol on Irish border. / No problem. And by the end, you'll understand why this man is totally unfit to hold public office.
Most of our trade (57% of exports and 66% of imports in 2016) is with countries we have EU trade agreements with, not under WTO rules.
State aid control is proving a dealbreaker in Brexit negotiations – but is it really worth the trouble? 15/08/2020
The EU and UK can’t agree on the best approach to state aid rules. However, it’s in the best interests of both parties to compromise on the issue.
Pascal Lamy, who was director general of the WTO, between 2005 and 2013, said there was a stark choice for the UK between 'minor' and 'great' trade relations with the country’s largest trading partner.
Brexit Republic - The 20th Of July Plot 10/07/2020
Despite downbeat warnings of divergent positions, the EU and UK will intensify efforts to make progress in talks in the week commencing July 20, 2020. Also, alarm bells sounded over potential WTO rule breaches in the UK & Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe takes the top Eurogroup job.
International trade secretary tells PM and chancellor plans risk smuggling and damage to UK reputation.
The UK government will ultimately back away from a no-deal Brexit because trading on World Trade Organisation rules with Europe would be simply too damaging for UK business after the Covid crisis, Peter Mandelson has predicted.
NZ ready to get heavy with the UK [re CPTPP] 18/06/2020
New Zealand now stands between the United Kingdom and its hopes of entering the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement (CPTPP).
'It is hard to predict how full Brexit would play out, because this scale of multiple simultaneous renegotiations of global trade agreements is unprecedented – and no country has ever left the EU. It certainly can’t be assumed that Britain is bound to get quick and good deals because it is a large economy.'
A NO-DEAL Brexit risks extra trouble for the UK during an oncoming recession that could be as deep as the Great Depression, the head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said.
The world moved a step closer to a free-for-all in international trade as Robert Azevedo, World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general, announces he plans to quit with over a year to go on his four-year contract.