This way we can secure full Single Market access, rather than settle for a free trade deal that would be suboptimal and take too long to negotiate.
Posts Tagged: Trade
Parveen Hassan: The relationship between Britain and Bangladesh is increasingly important to both countries
Conservatives Friends of Bangladesh plays an important part in strengthening economic, cultural and political ties.
The risks might seem a bit science-fiction now, but they’re real and could create strong headwinds of public scepticism against this new technology.
Gunnar Beck and Richard Ekins: The Government is right to reject indefinite ECJ jurisdiction after Brexit
The European Court of Justice has always played fast and loose with the law to drive forward EU integration.
Leaving the EU means we’re erecting an enormous trade barrier with our continent.
Alex Morton: Of course it’s hard to escape a would-be superstate. The very difficulty demonstrates why we’re leaving.
May should make a virtue of the complexity.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
Henry Newman: Of the Government’s two proposals for post-Brexit customs policy, only one is workable
The policy paper provides welcome clarity, but it’s time the Treasury gave up on the fiendishly difficult model it prefers.
Ireland’s displeasure is understandable. But it could prove counter-productive – working against the free trade deal that would suit it as well as the UK.
Brexit, customs, implementation and new trade deals. May wants to have her cake and eat it – but not quite yet
We will all have to wait until after the autumn’s federal election in Germany until the negotiating positions of the two sides start to firm up.
Subsidies, tariffs or lowering standards are not the answer. There is a conservative solution.
Brexit gives us the opportunity to build an alliance without the Brussels middle-man, and in the long term become Warsaw’s number one trading partner.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Charlie Elphicke: Ready on Day One to keep the Common Travel Area and avoid a hard border in Ireland
The third article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
What is strange about the Irish Government’s approach is its lack of overt support for a free-trade agreement between the UK and the EU.