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It will be much harder for the UK to seek a US trade deal with a Trump administration that's more focused on trade wars."
The Defence Secretary's comments in a speech reportedly led to the cancellation of a trade trip.
Far from minimal disruption, the full impact of leaving the EU may take 15 years to appear.
Her warning marks a significant shift in tone on the EU and UK's relationship once Brexit is delivered since Boris Johnson became PM.
We knew leaving the EU would weaken us. Now we can see it will limit the ability of the government to rein in big tech.
Now, the country risks becoming an also-ran, losing its easy access to the huge EU common market, unable to strike a groundbreaking deal with the United States and on the brink of a trade fight with China.
In what follows, a group of leading social scientists explore these themes, explaining what has happened in the past, the situation the UK finds itself in now, and the issues that might confront us going forward. The collection is intended as a guide to the big questions confronting the country in the years to come.
The UK left the EU at the end of 2020, and according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, Brexit has already led to a significant slump in trade between the EU and the UK... / Brexit supporters endorsed the idea of CANZUK – an alliance between the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Increasingly, doing business with China involves a certain loss of sovereign power. / No matter how appealing a trade deal between Britain and China, it comes with costs. For a start, greater trade with China invariably means larger trade deficits.
Iter is a collaboration between China, the EU, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia and the US - all of whom are sharing in the costs of construction.
Extra charges, disappearing suppliers and slow delivery times are killing off the side hustle
Nowadays, Britain’s words and actions on the world stage are so at odds with its values that one must wonder what has happened to the country. Since the June 2016 Brexit referendum, British foreign policy seems to have all but collapsed — and even to have disowned its past and its governing ideas.
What happens in the next three months, perhaps even the next couple of weeks, is going to shape the fate of the country for decades. If Brexit goes ahead, in any form, it will enact a profound misreading of the nature of the contemporary political and economic world and represent an unprecedented failure of British statecraft.
The sale of British Steel to Chinese firm Jingye could be scuppered by French intervention.
China has overtaken Germany to become the UK's biggest single import market for the first time since records began.
UK PM’s claim China breaking international agreement over Hong Kong provokes response from embassy.
US, European, Japanese and Chinese patients could get novel medicines ahead of patients in the UK after Brexit, the CEO of French pharma Ipsen has said in an interview.
"Blame us. Blame Westminster. Do not blame Brussels for our own country's mistakes and do not be angry at us for telling you the truth. Be angry at the chancers who sold you a lie."
A speech made by David Lammy in 2019 has cropped up again on the back of Brexiteer outrage over visa controls.
Europe Letter: Pro-light touch UK ignored undervaluation of Chinese imports
The European Union is demanding £2.5bn in compensation from Britain for failing to apply customs rules to Chinese imports.
Tit-for-tat sanctions over Beijing’s treatment of Uyghurs puts halt on investment agreement.
David Meek, the CEO of Ipsen, warns Britain leaving the European Union has seen the country fall down the list of priorities.
The European Space Conference in Brussels takes place this week, so Euronews spoke to European Space Agency Director General Jan Wörner about the challenges the sector faces in 2021.
A Scottish fisherman says it's "cheaper and quicker" to export his shellfish to Asia than it is to France under post-Brexit rules. / Because the UK is out of the single market, British fish exports to Europe are now subject to new customs and veterinary checks.
A FURIOUS Government row has erupted after Gavin Williamson was accused of risking Britain’s chances to access Chinese markets worth billions.
FORGET visas, cheap Europe trips and free trade. There is one fear that dwarfs all others for Australia, and it’s looking more likely as Brexit turns sour. / GLOBAL security, trade and the stability of the international system could take a body blow if Britain crashes out of the European Union (EU) in a bitter “no deal” scenario.
'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 former Conservative leader asked how the UK could “reproach” Russia, China and Iran for their conduct when it was prepared to break international laws.
It wasn’t just bad for Britain, says Australia’s former prime minister – Brexit hurt the liberal democratic order as well.
German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interview. / Europe must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US, Angela Merkel has said before her final European election as German chancellor.
MICHAEL Gove has been accused of wilfully ignoring the facts in an effort to avoid accountability for the “long-term damage” caused by Brexit.
After Trump security adviser John Bolton’s visit it’s clear the price of US backing will be paid both in trade and foreign policy.
Journalist Peter Oborne admitted to James that he had made a mistaken analysis. Now he thinks that fellow Brexiteers must swallow their pride and think again.
Foreign secretary told staff that “restricting” trade because of human rights abuses would mean missing out on “growth markets”.
As the clock ticks down to Zero Hour, will the Government’s performative anti-Brussels bolshiness come back to bite it? ... Project Fear comes true, but still can’t cut through. How to shut up people who shout “LISBON TREATY!” as if it’s some magic word to dispel all anti-Brexit argument. And what are we going to spend all that Get Ready For Brexit ad money on?
Be that down to Brexit, suppressed world trade, supply chain issues or the political climate, Britain seems to be falling out of the overland picture, opened with such enthusiasm almost exactly four years ago.
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.
The United Kingdom lost market share in the United States, Germany and China during the COVID-19 pandemic due to global trade chaos, Brexit and poor productivity, according to new research published on Monday.
You may wonder why on earth a Tory government led by Boris Johnson, the heirs to Thatcher for goodness sake, are sacrificing the prospect of a trade deal with the EU because they want the right to subsidise British industry.
A wave of disruptions is rocking the world trading system. Britain’s divorce from the European Union has turned messy, while the U.S. trade war with China has investors on edge. The cost of such risks is substantial, according to an analysis by Bloomberg Economics of OECD data.
Conservative rebels have failed in their bid to prevent ministers from signing trade agreements with countries implicated in genocide following Brexit.
The UK lost market share in the US, Germany and China, thanks to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit chaos on trade, Reuters reports, citing a report by Aston University’s Lloyd’s Banking Group Centre for Business Prosperity.
Non-binding opinion says UK allowed criminal gangs to flood Europe with cheap Chinese-made clothes.
UK ‘failed to fulfil its obligations’ to stop Chinese companies flooding market with cheap clothes.
‘Global Britain’ now apparently means making silly gestures and pretending to be more powerful than we are, at enormous cost to our economic well-being.
Our analysis indicates that a UK-China FTA will be neither easy nor clearly advanta-geous for the UK.
The government’s new minister for Brexit opportunities, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is directly profiting from significant investments in a pharmaceutical company in China as well as a Russian gas company, according to reports.
AROUND the same time yesterday that Boris Johnson was urging MPs to back his post- Brexit trade deal with the EU, Brussels was tying up a deal of its own.
Allies of UK trade secretary Liz Truss accused of launching an ‘unprovoked attack’ on Dan Tehan on the eve of their meeting.


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