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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2020  

Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation

Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 23, 2020  

Canada, Britain beat Brexit with new trade deal, incorporates EU pact

Placeholder agreement buys the trading partners another year to reach a more comprehensive pact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 6, 2020  

EU says that no deal Brexit becoming ever more likely

Negotiators have less than four weeks to broker a deal that must go through a lengthy approval process.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2020  

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

Calls it a breach of the obligation of good faith laid down in the “Withdrawal Agreement.”

News Government Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

EU chief says UK can’t change Brexit withdrawal agreement

Says chances for a future trade deal are slipping away; plans to renege on parts of the withdrawal agreement dims those hopes further.

News Government Economy General
September 8, 2020  

Hopes muted as EU and UK talk again about post-Brexit ties

Chances of a breakthrough diminish, concerns they could collapse in the coming weeks.

News Government General
August 19, 2020  

After Trump and Brexit: The coming of the progressive wave

Five forces that represent the global systemic crisis and foreshadow the progressive evolution of western society.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Canada-UK free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity

Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with UK, business urges calm

Britain still bound by the continent’s sweeping free trade deal with Canada on goods and services.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 3, 2020  

Britain to seek Canada-style free trade deal with EU

But European officials warn Canada achieved largely tariff-free trade status by bringing many of its rules into line with EU regulations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 9, 2020  

EU trade deal with Britain, no unfettered state aid: Chief Brexit official

State aid rules in any future trade deal would be more stringent than with nations like Canada or Japan because of the physical proximity of the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 8, 2020  

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal

Von der Leyen said Johnson’s end-of-2020 deadline for negotiations makes it “basically impossible” to strike a comprehensive new agreement in time.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2019  

UK lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU

Also has to be approved by Parliament’s upper chamber.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 17, 2019  

UK’s Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay

Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 14, 2019  

Brexit Party rejects tactical voting pact with Conservatives

Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.

News Metals General
November 11, 2019  

China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel

Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 7, 2019  

Bank of England keeps rates on hold ahead of UK election

The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 22, 2019  

Boris says he’ll pull Brexit bill if lawmakers force delay

Warns against months of delay, will call a vote on holding a snap general election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 21, 2019  

British prime minister tries again for vote on EU divorce deal

Johnson has been forced to ask the EU for a three-month delay to Britain’s departure date.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

PM Boris Johnson needs all the support he can get to push any Brexit deal past the deeply divided Parliament.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

UK labour market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty

The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 8, 2019  

UK says chances of Brexit deal slim; EU chides ‘blame game’

Boris Johnson’s office blamed EU intransigence for a breakdown in negotiations.

News Manufacturing General
October 3, 2019  

Boris presents new Brexit plan for Northern Ireland to UK Parliament

New proposals focus on maintaining an open border – the key sticking point.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 26, 2019  

UK PM Johnson faces backlash over confrontational tone

Characterized an opposition law ordering a Brexit delay as a “surrender act.”

News Government Manufacturing General
September 12, 2019  

Johnson denies lying to Queen, court rejects Brexit case

Many lawmakers, campaigners, economists and businesses fear a no-deal Brexit would be economically devastating.

News General
September 10, 2019  

Climate change, trade woes reshape Frankfurt auto show

Signs of the times at this year’s show include a slew of new, market-ready electric cars.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 5, 2019  

Johnson’s Brexit plans in crisis after third defeat in two days

Parliament turned down a motion triggering a vote, Boris indicated he would try again.

News Government General
September 4, 2019  

Brexit turmoil continues as lawmakers defy UK’s Johnson

House of Commons is confronting Johnson over his insistence that the UK leave the EU on Oct. 31.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 3, 2019  

UK Parliament takes on pivotal day on Brexit as PM makes threats

Key piece of legislation would prevent an immediate no-deal exit, Boris threatens expulsions, election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 29, 2019  

Brexit escalation raises alarm for ailing European economy

Economists describe a nightmarish setting for companies.