Post-Brexit Trade Rules Face Early Tests

One of Peter White’s trucks carrying $136,267 worth of fresh lamb waited at a French port for 44 hours as its paperwork was cleared. Yet Ford Motor Co. F 6.89% has shipped engines from its British factory into the European Union with few problems.Britain’s first weeks of doing business outside of the EU have been…Continue Reading

Post-Brexit Britain seeks to ‘unlock substantial benefits’ of gene editing

The UK’s Environment Secretary George Eustice announced the launch of a 10-week consultation on the future of gene editing at the Oxford Farming Conference.Both gene editing and genetic modification are banned by the EU. With the long Brexit process now concluded, Eustice said the consultation could ‘unlock substantial benefits to nature and the environment, helping farmers produce more…Continue Reading

UK reaches post-Brexit trade deal with European Union

London (CNN)The United Kingdom and European Union have reached a post-Brexit trade agreement after months of fraught negotiations. The breakthrough averts a much-feared “no-deal” scenario that would have sparked economic chaos and risked major disruption to the flow of goods and medicines. “Deal is done,” read the statement from Downing Street on Thursday afternoon –…Continue Reading

Britain inks post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Britain and Japan are set to sign a trade deal on Friday at a ceremony in Tokyo, marking London’s first major post-Brexit agreement as it holds an intense round of negotiations with the European Union.The deal covers sectors from food to textiles and tech and largely replicates the existing EU-Japan arrangement, which will no longer…Continue Reading

The UK’s trade negotiations with Japan have reportedly stalled over the issue of blue cheese.Boris Johnson’s government and Tokyo want to finalise a post-Brexit deal by the end of the month.Negotiators have reached an agreement in most areas.However, talks have encountered an obstacle in Liz Truss’ desire to sell more Stilton cheese to Japan. Tokyo…Continue Reading

UK unveils post-Brexit border plans and advertising campaign

Britain on Monday launched another Brexit advertising blitz and unveiled its first detailed proposals for managing the country’s borders after cutting ties with the European Union.The campaign, aimed at future travellers to the bloc, businesses that trade with it, and EU citizens living in the UK, features adverts on television, radio and online.The ad campaign…Continue Reading