Brexit News Archive: 16 Feb 2017

U.K. Seeks to Limit Post-Brexit Trade Pain

Britain is already putting out feelers about its future trading relations outside the EU, which has handled its global trade arrangements for more than 40 years, Stephen Fidler writes.
WSJ   |   Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:26:15

The number of EU workers in Britain is starting to fall

The number of European Union nationals working in the UK fell in the last quarter of 2016, official data showed, adding to fears of a skills shortage. The Office for National Statistics said the number of EU workers fell by 50,000 to 2.3 million in the final three months of ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:17:31

Post-Brexit UK seeks stronger ties with like-minded economies like Hong Kong

As a result of the British public voting to leave the EU last year, my role as representative of the UK's financial and professional services industry is now more important than ever. The world is watching to see how the UK redefines and establishes its future relationship with the European ...
Andrew Parmley / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:43:54

Brexit & Beyond: EU-Canada Trade Deal Goes Ahead, Macron Says Russia Destabilizing His Campaign, Trump Officials in Europe

Brexit & Beyond: Europe in Flux is The Wall Street Journal's round-up of news and analysis of how Brexit will affect global business, economies and finance. You can sign up here. MUST READS Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. European Union lawmakers approved a preferential trade deal with Canada on Wednesday. ...
MoneyBeat   |   Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:36:27

Number of EU nationals working in UK starts to fall

Figures for the end of 2016 reinforce anecdotal evidence on the impact of Brexit
FT   |   Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:57:32

Exporter fears for Gulf contracts as Brexit talks near

Croydon-based high-tech supplier hit by falling pound and customs uncertainty
FT   |   Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:01:27

Liam Fox doesn't want you to know about the EU/Canada trade deal

Meet the corporate sell off trade deal that Dr Fox snuck through a back-room of parliament as the Commons debated Brexit. Canadian Tar Sands: CETA may force the EU to accept this dirty fossil fuel. Image: Greenpeace. It is one of a 'new generation' of trade deals agreed in secretive ...
Open Democracy   |   Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:01

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