Tag: Trade

In Brief

The Brexit trade deal is no frictionless uncoupling

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK is an exercise in damage limitation. The UK’s decision to leave the EU, the Customs Union and the Single Market, means it will face numerous obstacles. However, it was in nobody’s interest to add to these obstacles, and that was the spirit in which […]

In Brief

The Biden presidency is a last call for Europe

The presidency of Joe Biden heralds an opportunity for Europe, and more particularly the EU, to revive its relationship with the US. But it may also be its last chance. The EU will have to demonstrate tangible progress in the areas of defence, trade and global policy stances generally to ensure the good will of […]