Many British businesses are swiftly discovering that they must now pay duties on exports bound for the European Union, despite the breakthrough Brexit free trade deal clinched over Christmas
The European Union ambassadors have agreed on the trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom due to Brexit. However, both sides still do need some time.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brinkmanship has brought UK-EU talks down to the wire and his choice boils down now to a barebones deal or serious economic disruption in the middle of the pandemic
Chancellor Angela Merkel representing Germany, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency, is to negotiate with Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of high-level talks concerning an investment deal between Beijing and the European Union.
Great Britain and the European Union are about to start negotiating a possible post-Brexit trade deal as well as Britain's future relations with the EU, as part of an 11-month transition plan since Britain had exited the European Union on January 31st earlier this year.
Despite the deadlock in post-Brexit EU trade talks and the coronavirus disruption, London still refuses to consider delaying a December deadline -- and the outbreak may even have toughened its stance